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Unformatted text preview: By signing my initials, I attest respecting the following document: http://tinyurl.com/formethics ________________ _______________ Initials Date Amelia Badelia 567890 Outline Submitted to Professor N. Abu-Zahra For the course SCS1150 Section Z University of Ottawa October 19, 2001 Amelia Badelia / Page 1 Outline Introduction (250 words) Background: Definitions of migration, dual career couples, and gendered effects Question: Does migration have gendered effects on dual career couples? Structure: (1) Gendered effects of migration; (2) Migration of dual career couples; (3) Gendered effects of migration on dual career couples Development 1. Gendered effects of migration (500 words) Women as lead migrants • Explanation of female migration (Simon & Brettell 1986, 19) • Breaking the stereotype of the “male pauper” and the female who follows (Pedraza 1991, 305‐306) • Immigration and offshore labour (Sassen‐Koob 1984, 1144) • Temporary migration (Gubhaju and De Jong 2009, 31) • Skilled immigrants may have more success in family reunification (Kreienbrink 2009, 2) Challenges women face • Women in the labour force historically (Simon & Brettell 1986, 106) • Women’s increasing reliance on paid smugglers to enter US from Mexico (Donato, Wagner & Patterson 2008, 345‐348) • Economic changes alter family structure, prompting migration and slowing return (Pedraza 1991, 309) • Increasing risks over past 20 years (Donato, Wagner & Patterson 2008, 335, 353) Employment prospects • Explanation of unemployment from migration (Smith & Bailey 2006, 1336) • Restrictions on spouse employment (Kyodo 2006) • Employment as low‐wage workers (Sassen‐Koob 1984, 1159) • Among migrants to UK, men twice as likely to find work than partnered women (Smith & Bailey 2006) 2. Migration of dual career couples (500 words) Improving situation • Fewer discriminatory restrictions, e.g., women in Lesotho, men to South Africa (Pedraza 1991, 310) • Value of experience in reducing dangers in migration (Donato, Wagner & Patterson 2008, 330) • Prospects better for children than spouse (Kreienbrink 2009, 1) • Universities, but not businesses, in US / Germany catering to dual career families (Kreienbrink 2009, 2) • Amelia Badelia / Page 1 Outline Introduction (250 words) Background: Definitions of migration, dual career couples, and gendered effects Question: Does migration have gendered effects on dual career couples? Structure: (1) Gendered effects of migration; (2) Migration of dual career couples; (3) Gendered effects of migration on dual career couples Development 1. Gendered effects of migration (500 words) Women as lead migrants • Explanation of female migration (Simon & Brettell 1986, 19) • Breaking the stereotype of the “male pauper” and the female who follows (Pedraza 1991, 305‐306) • Immigration and offshore labour (Sassen‐Koob 1984, 1144) • Temporary migration (Gubhaju and De Jong 2009, 31)...
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