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dc.rights.licensehttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode.denone
dc.contributor.authorRohde-Abuba, Caterina
dc.date.accessioned2022-07-20T07:17:42Z
dc.date.available2022-07-20T07:17:42Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.issn2512-5192none
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.genderopen.de/25595/2218
dc.description.abstractAu pair mobility has long been dominated by females. In recent years, young men have also begun to travel abroad as au pairs, but little is known about their motives and perspectives on this gender atypical migration pathway and occupation. Based on Schütze’s concept of biographical patterns, dynamics, and change processes this article shows how young men use the au pair stay as a biographical moratorium of emerging adulthood. By transcending expectation patterns of masculinity in their home and receiving context, they initiate a biographical turning process which allows them to escape a life course trajectory in their home country that is determined by high unemployment and access highly skilled jobs in Germany. In the au pair families, they are expected to perform “caring masculinity” for male children to substitute the missing participation of fathers. Hence, the commodification of care work does not only implnone
dc.language.isoengnone
dc.subjectBiografieforschungnone
dc.subjectMännlichkeitnone
dc.subjectMigrationnone
dc.subjectPerformativitätnone
dc.subjectSorgearbeitnone
dc.subject.ddc303 Gesellschaftliche Prozessenone
dc.subject.otherBiographienone
dc.subject.otherAu-pairnone
dc.titleBiographical Agency of Male Au Pair Migration to Germanynone
dc.typearticle
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.25595/2212
dc.type.versionpublishedVersionnone
dc.source.journalOpen Gender Journalnone
dc.source.volume4none
dc.identifier.pi10.17169/OGJ.2020.115none
local.typeZeitschriftenartikel
local.freeculturelicence.internhttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode.denone


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