The Transnational Family : New European Frontiers and Global Networks (Cross-cultural Perspectives on Women)


The Transnational Family : New European Frontiers and Global Networks (Cross-cultural Perspectives on Women)

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Reveals how immigrants face troubling issues of cultural identity, economic change, political uncertainty and social welfare.

Table of Contents

Contributors                                       vii
Acknowledgements xi
Part I: Introduction
Transnational Families in the Twenty-first 3 (28)
Deborah Bryceson
Ulla Vuorela
Europe's Transnational Families and 31 (32)
Migration: Past and Present
Deborah Bryceson
Part II: Families Straddling National
Boundaries and Cultures
Transnational Families: Imagined and Real 63 (20)
Ulla Vuorela
Loss of Status or New Opportunities? Gender 83 (20)
Relations and Transnational Ties among
Bosnian Refugees
Nadje Al-Ali
Deceitful Origins and Tenacious Roots: 103(24)
Moroccan Immigration and New Trends in
Dutch Literature
Daniela Merolla
Part III: Life-Cycle Uncertainties
Reconceptualizing Motherhood: Experiences 127(20)
of Migrant Women from Turkey Living in
Umut Erel
Righteous or Rebellious? Social Trajectory 147(8)
of Sahelian Youth in France
Mahamet Timera
Breaking the Generational Contract? 155(18)
Japanese Migration and Old-age Care in
Misa Izuhara
Hiroshi Shibata
Part IV: Transnational Family Consolidation
through Religion
Religion, Reciprocity and Restructuring 173(24)
Family Responsibility in the Ghanaian
Pentecostal Diaspora
Rijk van Dijk
Religion, Migration and Wealth Creation in 197(20)
the Swaminarayan Movement
Rohit Barot
Part V: Economic and Political Networking
Hybridization of Religious and Political 217(14)
Practices amongst West African Muslim
Migrants in Paris
Monika Salzbrunn
North of South: European Immigrants' 231(14)
Stakeholdings in Southern Development
Reynald Blion
Senegal's Village Diaspora and the People 245(20)
Left Ahead
Abdoulaye Kane
Epilogue 265(4)
Deborah Bryceson
Index 269