Book Details


Gender Innovation and Migration in Switzerland

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 978-3-030-01626-5

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This book analyses migration and its relation to socio-political transformation in Switzerland. It addresses how migration has made new forms of life possible and shows how this process generated gender innovation in different fields: the changing division of work, the establishment of a nursery infrastructure, access to higher education for women, and the struggle for female suffrage. Seeing society through the lens of migration alters the perspective from which our past and thus our present is told—and our future imagined.

Subject: History, European Politics, Comparative Politics, migration, gender, work, innovation, gendered division of work