Transnational families and the family nexus: perspectives of Indonesian and Filipino children left behind by migrant parent(s).

As a significant supplier of labour migrants, Southeast Asia presents itself as an important site for the study of children in transnational families who are growing up separated from at least one migrant parent and sometimes cared for by 'other mothers'. Through the often-neglected voices of left-behind children, we investigate the impact of parental… CONTINUE READING