Transnational Mobilities as a Way of Life Among Older Migrants from Southern Europe

Author(s) : Claudio Bolzman, Laure Kaeser, Etienne Christe

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Migration, Geschlecht und der Kampf um Rechte : grenzüberschreitender Aktivismus italienischer Migrantinnen in der Schweiz der 1960er und 1970er Jahre

Author(s) : Sarah Baumann

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« Women accounted for one-third of the post-war migration from Italy to Switzerland. Nevertheless, there has been remarkably little discussion of their experiences and practices in historical research in Switzerland.This seems due to the ingrained assumption that the typical migrant was male and that women passively followed as family members.This paper challenges this perspective on female migration by showing migrant women as socio-political actors. »

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