Setting the Scene: A Gendered and Transnational Political Economy of Older-Age Care

  • Nina SahraouiEmail author
Part of the Thinking Gender in Transnational Times book series (THINKGEN)


This chapter provides an overview of the main characteristics of the gender, migration, care and employment regimes in the UK, France and Spain to provide the context to a gendered political economy of older-age. Before the following chapters explore how the intersections of these regimes produce specific structures of relations, experiences and contestations, this chapter presents defining features of these regimes and explores some of their similarities and differences cross-nationally.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced StudiesEuropean University InstituteFirenzeItaly

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