Université de Neuchâtel

Transnational mobility among early-career academics: gendered aspects of negotiations and arrangements within heterosexual couples

Dahinden, Janine

In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2017, vol. 43, no. 8, p. 1292-1307

Today, transnational mobility is often presented as indispensable for a successful academic career. This institutionalisation of transnational mobility for young academics has important effects in (re)producing or transforming gender inequalities. Building on the results of a qualitative study conducted at three universities – Zurich (Switzerland), UCLA (U.S.A), and Cambridge (UK) – this...

Université de Neuchâtel

Transnational mobility among early-career academics: gendered aspects of negotiations and arrangements within heterosexual couples

Schaer, Martine ; Dahinden, Janine ; Toader, Alina

(Working Papers MAPS ; 7)

Today, transnational mobility is often presented as indispensable for a successful academic career. This institutionalisation of transnational mobility for young academics has important effects in (re)producing or transforming gender inequalities. Building on the results of a qualitative study conducted at three universities – Zurich (Switzerland), UCLA (USA), and Cambridge (UK) – this paper...