Friday, April 12 / 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM Brazos/206 (Level 2)

Session 188
Migration's Impacts on Gender

Chair: Stephanie Potochnick, University of Missouri, Columbia
Discussant: Martin Piotrowski, University of Oklahoma

1. Negotiated Identities: Re-Examining Male Migration and “Left- behind” Wives in IndiaManjistha Banerji , National Council of Applied Economic Research; Sonalde B. Desai, India Human Development Survey.

2. Engendering the Life Cycle of Migration and Elderly Support: Strategies Among Latino Immigrants in South Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaEdith Yolanda Gutierrez Vazquez , Universidad de Guadalajara; Chenoa A. Flippen, University of Pennsylvania.

3. “Women Are Fond of Money Now”: Gendered Migration Patterns and Social Change in Rural KyrgyzstanKathleen Sexsmith , Pennsylvania State University; Guangqing Chi, Pennsylvania State University; Christian Scott, Pennsylvania State University; Michaela Hoffelmeyer, Pennsylvania State University.

4. Impacts of Parental Migration on Children Left Behind in Myanmar: Evidence From a Recent Survey in Myanmar’s Dry ZoneBussarawan Teerawichitchainan , National University of SIngapore; John Knodel, University of Michigan.

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