Table of contents : 1. Introduction: gender and migration in developed countries Keith Halfacree and Paul Boyle 2. A longitudinal and regional analysis of gender-specific social and spatial mobilities in England and Wales 1981-91 Tony Fielding and Susan Halford 3. Gender variations in migration destination choice David Atkins and Stewart Fotheringham 4. The employment consequences of migration: gender differentials Anne Green, Irene Hardill and Stephen Munn 5. Who gets on the escalator? Migration, social mobility and gender in Britain Irene Bruegel 6. The effect of family migration, migration history and self-selection on married women's labour market achievement Thomas Cooke and Adrian Bailey 7. Family migration and female participation in the labour market: moving beyond individual-level analyses Paul Boyle, Keith Halfacree and Darren Smith 8. Migration, marriage and the life course: commitment and residential mobility Norman Bonney, Alison McCleery and Emma Forster 9. Residential relocation of couples: the joint decision-making process considered Jenny Seavers 10. To follow the chicken or not? The role of women in the migration of Hong Kong professional couples Lin Li and Allan Findlay 11. Gender variations in the characteristics of migrants living alone in England and Wales 1991 Ray Hall, Philip Ogden and Catherine Hill 12. On the journeys of the gentrifiers: exploring gender, gentrification and migration Liz Bondi 13. Gender issues in Irish rural out-migration Catriona Ni Laoire 14. Gender relations and identities in the colonization of 'Middle England' Martin Phillips 15. Residential change: differences in the movements and living arrangements of divorced men and women Lynn Hayes and Alaa Al-Hamad 16. Gender, migration and household change in elderly age groups Emily Grundy and Karen Glaser 17. Different migrations through later life Anthony Harris 18. Inside and outside the Pale: diaspora experiences of Irish women Bronwen Walter
''the book makes an important contribution to the migration literature.'' Progress in Human Geography.
''...this book provides a comprehensive overview of research on gender and migration within Britain and will be a useful resource for anyone with an interest in understanding the impact of gender on migration patterns and processes.'' Rebekah Widdowfield Journal of Rural Studies 16 (2000)