The Effect of Emigration of Husbands of Husbands on the Status of their Wives: An Egyptian Case

  title={The Effect of Emigration of Husbands of Husbands on the Status of their Wives: An Egyptian Case},
  author={J. Brink},
  journal={International Journal of Middle East Studies},
  • J. Brink
  • Published 1991
  • Economics
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
It is a widespread pattern in many countries in the Third World for men to leave their families and migrate long distances in order to earn money. The effects of labor migration are usually studied using a macro approach: how migration effects the wages, labor supplies, and governmental policies on the national level. In this study, labor migration is studied using a micro approach: the effect of the migration of the husband on the relationships between husband and wife, mother and child, and… Expand
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