Families´ Resilience in Times of Economic Crisis and Mobility

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: 501
RC06 Family Research (host committee)
RC31 Sociology of Migration

Session Organizers:
Loretta BALDASSAR, University of Western Australia, Australia, Majella KILKEY, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and Laura MERLA, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
An Epistemological Look at the Concept of Transnational Families (Oral Presentation)
Hilda Joyce PORTILLA, University of Ottawa, Canada

Family Resilience in Times of Mass Migration: The Case of Lithuania (Oral Presentation)
Irena JUOZELIUNIENE, Sociology, Vilnius University, Lithuania; Danute TUREIKYTE, Sociology, Vilnius University, Lithuania

Transnational Somali Families and Resilience: Experiences of Two Generations (Oral Presentation)
Marja TIILIKAINEN, University of Helsinki, Finland

Relocation and Perceived Social Support Among Elderly Persons in Rural China (Oral Presentation)
Margaret PENNING, University of Victoria, Canada; Weihong ZENG, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

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