Managing work and family life through religious participation. A comparative approach between Muslim, Hindu and Christian migrant women in Lisbon, Portugal

@inproceedings{Trovo2014ManagingWA,
  title={Managing work and family life through religious participation. A comparative approach between Muslim, Hindu and Christian migrant women in Lisbon, Portugal},
  author={Susana Trov{\~a}o and Proença S{\'o}nia Jesus Ramalho and Filomena Bator{\'e}u},
  year={2014}
}
This paper aims to discuss the influence of religion on the reconfiguration of workfamily relations promoted by three groups of migrant women to deal with the Portuguese economic crisis and labour market contraction whose effects have been more marked than in many other E.U. countries. Comparative ethnographic research has brought to light how female religious participation generates social capitals and converts them in material and work-family reconciliation resources thus mitigating… CONTINUE READING

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