“Keeping Their Children by Sending Them ‘Home’: The Transnational Parenting Strategies of Ghanaian Migrants

Dr. Cati Coe (associate professor, CFAS-anthropology) delivered a paper, “Keeping Their Children by Sending Them ‘Home’: The Transnational Parenting Strategies of Ghanaian Migrants,” as part of a panel about “How Transnational Migrants Decide Where to Raise their Children” at the American Anthropological Association annual meeting in San Francisco in November. She also served as discussant for the panel “Research Frontiers in the Study of Children and Youth in Africa,” organized by the Children and Youth Interest Group at the same annual meeting.  Finally, she published a chapter, “Transnational Parenting: Child Fostering in Ghanaian Immigrant Families,” in Young Children of Black Immigrants in America: Changing Flows, Changing Faces (Migration Policy Institute, 2012).

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