Gender and Immigration

  • Gregory A. Kelson
  • Debra L. DeLaet

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: The Invisibility of Women in Scholarship on International Migration

  3. The Economic Status of International Female Migrants

  4. The Social Status of International Female Migrants

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 216-218

About this book


An exploration of the varied and complex ways in which women experience international migration: the chapters are concerned primarily with the question of whether international migration provides women with opportunities for liberating themselves from subordinate gender roles in their countries of origin.


gender immigration migration migration policy women

Editors and affiliations

  • Gregory A. Kelson
  • Debra L. DeLaet
    • 1
  1. 1.Drake UniversityUSA

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