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Migration, Work and Health in Times of Economic Crisis

Preliminary findings of a study of migrant women in Hermosillo and Los Angeles. Presentation by Jane R. Rubin-Kurtzman, CCPR, UCLA

Friday, May 15, 2009
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
279 Haines Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The first part of the presentation will describe a conceptual framework that considers the relationship between the multiple dimensions of Mexican women's work and the process of women's health, illness, care and attention. The presentation then will discuss the application of the framework to a comparative study of migrant working mothers in Hermosillo and Los Angeles and will conclude with some remarks about the implications of the research in the current period of economic crisis.

Cost : Free and open to the public

Gloria Tovar

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Mexican Studies, The Migration Study Group

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