Book Reviews

Ursula Trummer 1 , Radmila Švaříčková Slabáková 2 , Zuzana Pešťanská 3  and Kamila Adamkovičová 4
  • 1 Head of the Center for Health and Migration, Vienna, Austria
  • 2 Palacký University Olomouc
  • 3 Slovak-Czech Women’s Fund, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 4 SOCIA – Social Reform Foundation, Bratislava, Slovakia

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  • Bachinger, A. (2010). 24-Stunden-Betreuung – Gelungenes Legalisierungsprojekt oder prekäre Arbeitsmarktintegration? Sozialwissenschaftliche Rundschau SWS, 50(4), 399–412.

  • Fellmeth, G., Rose-Clarke, K., Zhao, C., Busret, L., Zheng, Y., Massazza, A., Sonmez, H., Eder, B., Blewitt, A., Lertgrai, W., Orcutt, M., Ricci, K., Mohamed-Ahmed, O., Burns, R., Knipe, D., Hargraves, S., Hesketh, T., Opondo, C., Devakumar. D. (2018). Health impacts of parental migration on left-behind children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet.

  • Graham, E., Jordan, L. P. (2011). Migrant parents and the psychological well-being of leftbehind children in Southeast Asia. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 73(4): 763–787.

  • Hammer, E., Österle, A. (2001). Welfare State Policy and Informal Long-Term Care Giving in Austria: Old Gender Divisions and New Stratification Processes Among Women. Working Papers/ Institut für Sozialpolitik, 07/2001. Institut für Sozialpolitik, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business.

  • IOM (2006). Female Migrants: Bridging the Gaps Throughout the Life Cycle. Selected Papers of the UNFPA-IOM Expert Group Meeting, New York, 2–3 May 2006.

  • IOM (2018). Data Bulletin: Informing a Global Compact for Migration – Gender dimensions of migration, Issue No. 11, December 2018.

  • Kaur, A. (2010). Labour migration in Southeast Asia: migration policies, labour exploitation and regulation. Journal of Asian Pacific Economy, 15(1), 6–19.

  • Knodel, J., Saengtienchai, C. (2007). Rural parents with urban children: Social and economic implications of migration for the rural elderly in Thailand. Population, Space and Place, 13(3), 193–210.

  • Mazzucato, V., Schans, D. (2011). Transnational families and the well-being of children: conceptual and methodological challenges. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 73(4), 704–712.

  • Rakotonarivo, A. (2010). La solidarité intergénérationnelle en milieu rural malgache: Le rôle des personnes âgées dans la migration. Autrepart, 53(1), 111–130.

  • WHO (2017). Women on the move. Migration, care work and health Geneva: World Health Organization; Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO. (Full report;jsessionid=F8710DB5B174166EC01598EC9D415B9A?sequence=1 and Policy Brief

  • Wickramage, K., Siriwardhana C., Peiris, S. (2015). Promoting the health of left-behind children of Asian labour migrants: evidence for policy and action. IOM Issue in Brief No.14.

  • Yeoh, B. S., Lam, T. (2007). The costs of (im)mobility: Children left behind and children who migrate with a parent. In: UN ESCAP: Perspectives on Gender and Migration, 120–151.

  • Green, A. (2013). Intergenerational Family Stories: Private, Parochial, Pathological? Journal of Family History, 38(4), 387–402.

  • Lenderová, M., Kopičková, B., Burešová, J., Maur, E. (2009). Žena v českých zemích od středověku do 20. století. Prague: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny.

  • Leydesdorff, S., Passerini, L., Thompson, P. (2009). Gender and Memory. New Brunswick: Transaction.

  • Možný, I. (2006). Rodina a společnost. Prague: SLON.

  • Sobotková, I. (2017). Rodinná paměť. Československá psychologie, 61(2), 144–155.

  • Švaříčková Slabáková, R. (2018b). “Women have always had harder lives”: gender roles and representations of the self in the oral recollections of older Czech women. In: Y. Gradskova, I. Asztalos Morell (Eds.), Gendering post socialism. Old legacies and new hierarchies. New York: Routledge (pp. 141–156).

  • Wagener, R. (2012). Familial Discussions in the Context of Memory Research on the Second World War: Expectations and Disappointment. In E. Boesen, F. Lentz, M. Margue, D. Scuto, R. Wagener (Eds.), Peripheral Memories: Public and Private Forms of Experiencing and Narrating the Past. Bielefeld: Transcript (pp. 69–94).

  • Welzer, H. (2007). Der Krieg der Erinnerung: Holocaust, Kollaboration und Widerstand im europäischen Gedachtnis (Die Zeit des Nationalsozialismus). Frankfurt a. M.: Fischerverlage.

  • Welzer, H. (2011). Family memories of World War II and the Holocaust in Europe, or is there a European memory? In P. Meusburger, M. Heffernan, E. Wunder (Eds.), Cultural memories: The geographical point of view. New York: Springer (pp. 171–188).

  • Bochner, A. P. (2002). Perspectives on Inquiry III: The Moral of Stories. In: M. L. Knapp, J. A. Daly (Eds.), Handbook of Interpersonal Communication. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage (pp. 73–101).

  • Dewalt, K. M., Dewalt, B. R. (2002). Participant Observation: A Guide for Fieldworkers. Walnut Creek, Lanham, New York, Oxford: Alta Mira Press.

  • della Porta, D., Diani, M. (2006). Social Movements. An Introduction. Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

  • Challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU (2017). European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights.

  • Meyerowitz, J. (2002). How Sex Changed. A History of Transsexuality in the United States. Harvard University Press.

  • Pérez, R., Simon, A. (2017). Heartwired. Human behaviour, strategic opinion research and the audacious pursuit of social change. A strategic guide for change-makers.Wonder strategies for good, Goodwin Simon Strategic research.

  • Wood, J. (2009). Gendered Lives: Communication, Gender, and Culture, Eighth Edition. Wadsworth Cengage Learning.

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  • Slovenský štatistický úrad(Statistic Office of the Slovak Republic) (2019). Rok 2018: Slovensko starne, počet seniorov prvýkrát prevýšil počet detí, retrievable at, accessed at 25th of April, 2019.

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  • Vaňo, B. (2015). Súčasný a očakávaný populačný vývoj na Slovensku a jeho spoločenské a ekonomické dopady. Prognostické práce, 7(3), 273-293, available at:


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