Kinship, Gender & Migration from a Rural Caribbean Community

Abstract

Emigration from developing countries may be influenced by kinship, which has different effects on men and women. A strong family at home may inhibit migration, and kin living abroad may encourage it. This study examines effects of kin on odds of migration for men (N=200) and women (N=220) from a rural community in the Commonwealth of Dominica. Multiple… (More)

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@inproceedings{Quinlan2005KinshipG, title={Kinship, Gender & Migration from a Rural Caribbean Community}, author={Robert J. Quinlan}, year={2005} }