This article proposes a conceptual framework for studying remittances as social transactions that can take a number of distinct forms. Continue reading Scripting remittances: making sense of money transfers in transnational relationships
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?