Gender and International Migration: Globalization, Development, and Governance

  title={Gender and International Migration: Globalization, Development, and Governance},
  author={L. Bener{\'i}a and Carmen Diana Deere and N. Kabeer},
  journal={Feminist Economics},
  pages={1 - 33}
  • L. Benería, Carmen Diana Deere, N. Kabeer
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Feminist Economics
  • Abstract This contribution examines the connections between gender and international migration around three themes: globalization, national economic development, and governance. First, it discusses the connections between globalization and the multiplicity of processes that have contributed to international migration and its feminization, arguing that gender awareness is crucial to understanding these processes. Gender analysis makes visible the increasing commodification of care work on a… CONTINUE READING
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