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Class, mobility and inequality in the lives of same-sex couples with mixed legal statuses (2021)

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Sébastien Chauvin, Manuela Salcedo, Timo Koren, Joël Illidge (2021)

Class, mobility and inequality in the lives of same sex couples with mixed legal statuses

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 47(2), 2021, p.430-446.

Seeking to overcome the heterosexual bias in marriage-migration scholarship and move beyond individualistic approaches to queer mobility, this article focuses on the lives of same-sex couples that hold unequal residence statuses. In a twofold context marked by the increasing legal recognition of same-sex families combined with heightened hurdles facing certain categories of immigrants, we examine what those simultaneous trends mean for these couples. Continue reading Class, mobility and inequality in the lives of same-sex couples with mixed legal statuses (2021)