Gender mark in international migration of immigrant women

Roberta de Alencar-Rodrigues, Marlene Neves Strey, Leonor Cantera Espinosa

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Abstract

The present text discusses gender issues and acculturation, considering their implications in international migrations. We intend to learn the transformations occurred in gender relations after migration and consequently the renegotiating process that family members do regarding gender roles. We consider that acculturation fosters questions toward gender relations, disordering the traditional roles women and men play in their societies of origin. Therefore, we highlight the fact that the interface between acculturation concept and gender is essential to discuss gender relations in international migrations, making women's experience visible where they were previously neglected.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)421-430
JournalPsicologia e Sociedade
Volume21
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2009

Keywords

  • Acculturation
  • Gender relations
  • International migration

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