Household migration and the structuration of patriarchy: evidence from the USA.

@article{Halfacree1995HouseholdMA,
  title={Household migration and the structuration of patriarchy: evidence from the USA.},
  author={Keith Halfacree},
  journal={Progress in human geography},
  year={1995},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={159-82}
}
"The article begins by summarizing the evidence on the gender dimension of migration for married (or cohabiting) couples using material from the USA.... The article goes on to argue that there is a need to view the 'wife's sacrifice' which typically results from such migration not solely from within the household but in the context of society as a whole. The gendered experience of migration is then linked to structures of patriarchy utilizing insights derived from structuration theory. Finally… CONTINUE READING

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