Household Organization and Migration in Nineteenth-Century Italy

  title={Household Organization and Migration in Nineteenth-Century Italy},
  author={David I. Kertzer and Dennis P. Hogan},
KINSHIP RANKS second only to economic factors in socialscientific attempts to explain who migrates, when they move, and where they go. A person's household circumstances are commonly thought to influence his or her propensity to move, as is the presence of other kin in the same community. Furthermore, the existence and location of kin in other communities are commonly thought to affect both the propensity to move and the choice of destination. Much of the international migration literature… CONTINUE READING


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