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International Migration and Intergenerational Transmission: Latin American Migrant Women and Their Daughters in London

  • Katie Wright
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Abstract

This chapter examines intergenerational transmission (IGT) processes and outcomes empirically, highlighting how shifts in household composition affect transfer processes. It explores the patterning of relationships between and across generations (including the extent to which daughters’ relationships mirror those of their mothers), enabling identification of continuities and change in relation to IGT of gendered roles and ideologies. More broadly, it examines the extent to which daughters felt they were able to use these transfers to achieve human wellbeing.

Keywords

Gender Migration Intergenerational transfer Human wellbeing Latin America 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katie Wright
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  1. 1.School of Social SciencesUniversity of East LondonLondonUK

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