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Considering the parameters of transnational bachelorhood
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Social and Psychological Studies (from 2013). Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Centre for Gender Studies (from 2013).ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1067-3906
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Social and Psychological Studies (from 2013). Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Centre for Gender Studies (from 2013).ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7235-0179
Fulda Hochschule.
2019 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Reaching beyond the media portrayals of 'dangerous migrant men', we ask what bachelorhood entails for migrated men within the European union. Using ethnographic data from Italy and interviews from Sweden, and drawing on previous research, we suggest that critical masculinity studies can be combined with the transnational family framework to situate the single men in a relational and transnational context. Our results indicate that bachelorhood is experienced as both freedom and a challenge to build a life that stretches across cultures and nationalities. In this context, masculinity is construed as both freedom from relations and as (conflicting) loyalties. Considering some differences between Italy and Sweden, we suggest ways in which to further examine transnational bachelorhood across Europe and across groups of migrating men.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2019.
Keywords [en]
bachelors, migration, men and masculinities, transnational, singles
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Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
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Sociology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-75120OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-75120DiVA, id: diva2:1358201
Conference
ESA Conference European Sociological Association 20-23 August Manchester
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Transnational bachelorhood. An ethnography of singledom among migrant men in the European Union
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Swedish Research Council, 2018-01476Available from: 2019-10-07 Created: 2019-10-07 Last updated: 2019-11-15Bibliographically approved

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