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The Woman and Sixpence: Gendered impact of remittances on social sustainability of Ukrainian transnational households
The Woman and Sixpence: Gendered impact of remittances on social sustainability of Ukrainian transnational households

Author(s): Alissa Tolstokorova
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Analytica
Keywords: gendered effect of remittances; socio-economic sustainability; poverty alleviation; Ukrainian transnational family

Summary/Abstract: The key objective of this paper is to make an analysis of the gendered effect of remittances on poverty alleviation, and in wider terms, on socio-economic sustainability in Ukrainian transnational household. Socio-economic sustainability is measured here by means of its impact indicators, which include together with poverty, issues of employment, health, education and gender equality in migrant families. The paper is grounded on the materials of a field research, implemented across a number of stages: a participant observation, in-depth interviews with experts in migration policy and women’s/gender issues, structured interviews with members of Ukrainian transnational households and life-course interviews with Ukrainian labor migrants.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 09
  • Page Range: 74-97
  • Page Count: 24
  • Language: English