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Work, Family and Commuting in Europe: The Lives of Euro-commuters


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. David Ralph
    Pages 1-18
  3. David Ralph
    Pages 19-33
  4. David Ralph
    Pages 59-80
  5. David Ralph
    Pages 81-97
  6. David Ralph
    Pages 98-117
  7. David Ralph
    Pages 118-120
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 121-136

About this book


Euro-commuters' have emerged as a new group of migrants since the onset of the economic crisis in the EU. These people work in one country but live in another. This book analyses the characteristics of these migrants, their motivations and how commuting influences their personal, family and social lives.


Migration studies family studies Euro-commuting intra-European migration migration EU Ireland commuter couples transnational families long-distance relationships gender family separation geography Europe European Union (EU)

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Trinity College DublinIreland

About the authors

David Ralph is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

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