By Kristin E. Yarris
Global inequalities make it tricky for fogeys in constructing countries to supply for his or her kids. a few be sure that migration looking for better wages is their in basic terms wish. Many reports have checked out how migration transforms the child–parent dating. yet what occurs to different generational relationships whilst moms migrate?
Care throughout Generations takes a detailed examine grandmother care in Nicaraguan transnational households, reading either the structural and gendered inequalities that encourage migration and caregiving in addition to the cultural values that maintain intergenerational care. Kristin E. Yarris broadens the transnational migrant tale past the parent–child courting, situating care throughout generations and embedded in the relatives networks in sending international locations. instead of casting the implications of women's migration in migrant sending nations exclusively by way of a "care deficit," Yarris indicates how intergenerational reconfigurations of care function a source for the well being of youngsters and different kinfolk who remain in the back of after transnational migration. relocating our standpoint throughout borders and over generations, Care throughout Generations exhibits the social and ethical worth of intergenerational take care of modern transnational families.
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