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By Mary Haour-Knipe

This research is a close exploration of the way households cope either separately and as buildings with the stresses of relocating to a brand new tradition. via wealthy interviews performed over a interval of 2 years, Mary Haour-Knipe indicates the procedures of switch and adjustment at paintings. because the international of labor turns into more and more an international one, staff of governments, businesses and non-commercial agencies more and more locate themselves obliged to reside overseas for years at a time, uprooting their households from jobs, faculties and help networks within the strategy. The author's findings may be of curiosity to scholars of wider problems with migration and to people who examine the kin below pressure.

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