This book aims to address this neglect in the European context with concentration on the UK case. Conceptually, it explores the meanings of diaspora and whether this is an appropriate concept to refer to Latin American migration to Europe in particular
About the Author
CATHY MCILWAINE Reader in the Department of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London, UK.
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