Osadchaya G. I., Kiseleva E. E., Kireev Ye. Yu., Chernikova A. A. The main vectors of female migration in the Eurasian space, p. 129-148

The relevance of the presented study is due to the need to deepen the scientific analysis of the migration processes feminization in the Eurasian space and the lack of understanding of the extent and the soundness of the previous scientific research in the women‘s migration sphere. The article aims to identify the main research areas within the study of this phenomenon and to critically assess the depth of existing analyses of issues in the development of scientific discourse about it. The article reviews the literature and analyzes thematic publications on the problems of women‘s migration, systematizes disparate knowledge, and identifies trends in the development of scientific knowledge on this social problem. The authors point out that women‘s migration study mainstreaming can be explained by the change in the scale of female migration.The article describes the theoretical approaches used to analyze the feminization of migration, and identifies the most discussed scientific issues. These include theoretical and methodological problems of research; women‘s migration turnover, patterns and forms; factors, causes and consequences of the feminization of migration flows; problems faced by women due to the origin of migration and host countries. The article determines the areas for women‘s migration continuing research. These include adaptation of migrant women in host societies and readaptation in the countries of origin, their integration strategies, individual practices, identities, comparative studies of women‘s social status in the countries of origin and host societies, social health, social well-being and social attitudes, the impact of the feminization of migration on integration processes in the Eurasian space. It is important to focus more on the migration policies of receiving and sending countries, especially their social aspects, and to develop measures to overcome stereotypes in the fields of politics and governance, the labor market and the media. All this will contribute to a better understanding of the ongoing processes, the study of the interests, special needs and unique experience of women in migration processes, the impact of gender relations on decision-making in this area, and the use of resources. read in PDF>>>