Left Behind: The Experiences of Children of the Caribbean Whose Parents Have Migrated
作者: Mona DillonChristine A. Walsh
刊名: Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 2012, Vol.43 (6), pp.871-902
来源数据库: JSTOR
原始语种摘要: The Caribbean region has high levels of migration, yet limited research exists on the effects of parental migration on children left behind. We searched electronic databases, websites and grey literature and found 20 studies examining the experiences of Caribbean children left behind as a result of migrating parents. Leftbehind children of migrants are more likely to experience emotional distress and negative effects of the breakdown of family structures and relationships than those in non-migrant households, with evidence being mixed for the effects on education and health. For children who eventually migrate, the resettlement process compounds the impacts experienced in the home country. Results should be interpreted cautiously since quantitative investigations comprise single studies...
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  • recherche 精心设计的
  • processus 
  • parents 亲本
  • behind 在后
  • avoir 常衡值
  • cautiously 小心地
  • migration 迁移
  • variables 变量
  • interpreter 解释程序
  • comprise 由组成