Immigrant Women

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The gendered nature of the migration process and immigrant women's experiences emerged as a research focus only in the early 1990s. This entry follows the evolution of this research domain and highlights the main intersections between gender, family roles, the labor markets, and women's exploitation and empowerment in different migration contexts.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781118663202
ISBN (Print)9781405189781
StatePublished - 2015


  • feminism
  • gender
  • immigration
  • labor supply


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