This paper engages with migration theory by examining the nature and functions of aspirations in migration processes. Continue reading The role of aspirations in migration
Many children and adolescents remain in their home communities when parents migrate to other countries. Continue reading Ensuring the welfare of children who stay when parents migrate
Children’s welfare may be affected by the absence of a parent—be it due to migration, divorce or death. Continue reading Fathers’ whereabouts and children’s welfare in Malawi
We engage with the insider–outsider divide in research with migrants and advocate a more dynamic approach to positionality Continue reading Beyond the insider–outsider divide in migration research
We examine how conflict in the country of origin interacts with other factors in shaping migrants’ remittance-sending. Continue reading How does conflict in migrants’ country of origin affect remittance-sending?
This chapter addresses the collection, analysis and presentation of migration histories across different methodological approaches. Continue reading Collecting, analysing and presenting migration histories
We examine gender, care arrangements, legislation, class, communication and moralities, as they relate to transnational parenthood. Continue reading Central themes in the study of transnational parenthood
Transnational motherhood is managed and experienced in contexts of uncertainty and conflicting pressures. Continue reading Mobility, moralities and motherhood: navigating the contingencies of Cape Verdean lives
This policy brief presents results from a survey on migration aspirations in four different areas of Senegal. Continue reading Migration aspirations in Senegal: Who wants to leave and why does it matter?