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Author Coe, Cati, author.

Title The scattered family : parenting, African migrants, and global inequality / Cati Coe.

Publication Info. Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.85 C672S    Check Shelf
Description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A history of family reciprocities : material exchanges between the generations in Akuapem -- Distributed parenting in the twentieth century -- International migration and fosterage : how US immigration law separates families -- Work and child care in the United States -- Borderwork : a repertoire made conscious -- The dilemmas of fostering the children of transnational migrants -- Children's expectations of care : love, money, and living together.
Subject Foreign workers, Ghanaian -- United States.
Families -- Ghana.
Children of foreign workers.
Foreign workers' families.
Transnationalism -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9780226072241 cloth alkaline paper
022607224X cloth alkaline paper
9780226072388 paperback alkaline paper
022607238X paperback alkaline paper
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