Cross-Border Migration among Latin Americans: European Perspectives and Beyond [NOOK Book]

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This book is the first edited collection on Latin American migration to Europe, with a specific focus on the United Kingdom. The collection brings together a group of established and emerging scholars from various disciplines who have been forging new paths of research on Latin Americans. The book explores the broad conceptual relevance of notions of transnationalism, diaspora, and integration among Latin Americans in Europe. The chapters examine a range of issues such as the role of transnational families, ...
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Cross-Border Migration among Latin Americans: European Perspectives and Beyond

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Overview

This book is the first edited collection on Latin American migration to Europe, with a specific focus on the United Kingdom. The collection brings together a group of established and emerging scholars from various disciplines who have been forging new paths of research on Latin Americans. The book explores the broad conceptual relevance of notions of transnationalism, diaspora, and integration among Latin Americans in Europe. The chapters examine a range of issues such as the role of transnational families, political and religious transnationalism, inter-generational and gendered wellbeing among migrants, gender-based violence, place-based identities, labor market experiences and super-diversity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781137001894
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 12/6/2011
  • Series: Studies of the Americas
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 278
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Cathy McIlwaine is a reader in Human Geography at Queen Mary, University of London
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Table of Contents

Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives on Latin American Migration across Borders; C.McIlwaine
PART I: UNDERSTANDING LATIN AMERICAN MIGRATION ACROSS BORDERS CONCEPTUALLY
Latin American Immigrants: A Transnational Asset Accumulation Framework; C.Moser & J.Ginieniewicz
Global Life Paths, Institutions, and Latin American Diasporas; A.J.Bailey & R.Mas Giralt
Latin American Domestic Workers Abroad: a Comparative and Policy-Oriented Approach; Á.Escrivá & M.Díaz-Gorfinkiel
New Configurations of Gender and Families in the Experience of Andean Migration to Europe; G.Herrera
PART II: UNDERSTANDING LATIN AMERICAN MIGRATION TO THE UK
Making Visible the Invisible: An Overview of the Latin American Community in London; C.McIlwaine
Latin Americans' Practices of Citizenship in the UK; D.Però
Researching Migrant Wellbeing: The Case of Peruvian Migrants in London; K.Wright
Gender and Age-Based Violence among Latin American Migrants in London; C.McIlwaine & F.Carlisle
The 'Latin American Shopping Centre': Commercial Spaces, Transnational Practices and Ethnicity amongst Colombian Migrants in London; J.Camilo Cock
Colombian Migrants and their Children in the North of England: Socio-Cultural 'Invisibility' and Young People's Identity Strategies; R.Mas Giralt
Political Transnationalism among Colombian Migrants in London; A.Bermudez Torres
Creating 'Alternative Geographies': Religion and Brazilian Migrants in London and 'Back Home'; O.Sheringham
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