Kerri Claire Neil's research while affiliated with Florida Memorial University and other places

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An estimated 17% of the Canadian labor force engage in complex/extended employment-related geographical mobility ranging from extended daily commutes to regional, interprovincial and international mobility. The opportunities and challenges of particular types of mobility for family lives have been studied most often in isolation (i.e. daily commute...


... For men who fly long distances for employment, work patterns may be predictable with predetermined schedules known or they may be highly unpredictable and return to home dates uncertain. Whether known or unknown, repetitive patterns of separation and reunification, contribute to family disruption and disorganization (Parreñas, 2000;Grzywacz et al., 2006;Taylor and Graetz Simmonds, 2009;Torkington et al., 2011;Wray, 2012;Meredith et al., 2014;Murray, 2014;Vodden and Hall, 2016;Donatelli et al., 2017;Murray, 2017;Scannell and Gifford, 2017;LeDrew et al., 2018;Neil and Neis, 2020). When men in families leave their homes and communities behind for employment opportunities, it is often their wives who remain behind and take on the primary responsibilities of the house and family that would normally be shared with their partner. ...