Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in by Kristin E. Yarris

By Kristin E. Yarris

Global inequalities make it tough for fogeys in constructing international locations to supply for his or her kids. a few ensure that migration looking for greater wages is their in simple terms desire. Many reviews have checked out how migration transforms the child–parent courting. yet what occurs to different generational relationships whilst moms migrate?

Care throughout Generations takes an in depth examine grandmother care in Nicaraguan transnational households, reading either the structural and gendered inequalities that inspire migration and caregiving in addition to the cultural values that maintain intergenerational care. Kristin E. Yarris broadens the transnational migrant tale past the parent–child courting, situating care throughout generations and embedded in the family networks in sending nations. instead of casting the implications of women's migration in migrant sending international locations exclusively when it comes to a "care deficit," Yarris exhibits how intergenerational reconfigurations of care function a source for the well being of kids and different kin who remain at the back of after transnational migration. relocating our point of view throughout borders and over generations, Care throughout Generations exhibits the social and ethical worth of intergenerational deal with modern transnational families.

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