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The Resource German professionals in the United States : a gendered analysis of the migration decision of highly skilled families, Astrid Eich-Krohm, (electronic book)

German professionals in the United States : a gendered analysis of the migration decision of highly skilled families, Astrid Eich-Krohm, (electronic book)

Label
German professionals in the United States : a gendered analysis of the migration decision of highly skilled families
Title
German professionals in the United States
Title remainder
a gendered analysis of the migration decision of highly skilled families
Statement of responsibility
Astrid Eich-Krohm
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Eich-Krohm examines the stay/return decision of highly skilled migrants in the context of globalization and brain drain vs. brain circulation. Economic reasons are considered the main factor for professionals to move with limited influence by the spouses, the tied migrants. The analysis of qualitative interviews with 38 German families who moved temporary to the United States show that the interests of the spouse, cultural curiosity about a global world, and the work itself are equally important to economic gains. Women's progress in education and paid work, have changed the role of the tied m
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MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eich-Krohm, Astrid
Dewey number
331.6/243073
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8081.G4
LC item number
E53 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign workers, German
  • Brain drain
  • Professional employees
  • Professional employees
  • Immigrants
  • Germany
  • United States
Label
German professionals in the United States : a gendered analysis of the migration decision of highly skilled families, Astrid Eich-Krohm, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theoretical context and explanations of highly skilled migration -- Why do they migrate to America -- German professionals working in the United States -- The life of tied migrants -- The migrating family -- The settlers -- Temporary and return migration of highly skilled professionals
Control code
EBC1057801
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vii, 227 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781593324513
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1057801
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1057801
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10561089
  • (OCoLC)797855905
Label
German professionals in the United States : a gendered analysis of the migration decision of highly skilled families, Astrid Eich-Krohm, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theoretical context and explanations of highly skilled migration -- Why do they migrate to America -- German professionals working in the United States -- The life of tied migrants -- The migrating family -- The settlers -- Temporary and return migration of highly skilled professionals
Control code
EBC1057801
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vii, 227 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781593324513
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1057801
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1057801
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10561089
  • (OCoLC)797855905

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