Aija Lulle, Russell King's Ageing, Gender, and Labour Migration PDF

By Aija Lulle, Russell King

ISBN-10: 1137556145

ISBN-13: 9781137556141

ISBN-10: 1137556153

ISBN-13: 9781137556158

This e-book explores how the genuine stipulations and subjective conceptions of growing older and overall healthiness are remodeled whilst humans stream from one state to a different. targeting growing old lady migrants from Latvia within the united kingdom and different ecu international locations, this publication relies on fifty life-history interviews with girls elderly 40s-60s. Empirical chapters be aware of useful healthiness in migration, along with entry to the commercial citizenship of labor, source of revenue, pensions, and lodging, and on psychosocial health, and explores Latvian women’s studies of intimate citizenship in migration. furthermore, the authors’ study demanding situations the trope of vulnerability which usually surrounds the framing of older migrants’ lives. The study’s findings supply policy-makers insights into the realities of getting old operating migrants and advocates for a extra inclusive transnational citizenship, higher operating stipulations, and ongoing care preparations for older migrants post-retirement, both overseas or again home.

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24 A. LULLE AND R. , & King, R. (2016). Ageing well: The time–spaces of possibility for older female Latvian migrants in the UK. Social and Cultural Geography, 17(3), 444–462. McHugh, K. (2000). The ‘ageless self’? Emplacement of identities in Sun Belt retirement communities. Journal of Ageing Studies, 14(1), 103–115. McHugh, K. (2003). The three faces of ageism: Society, image and place. Ageing and Society, 23(2), 165–185. Morokvasic, M. (2004). ‘Settled in mobility’: Engendering post-wall migration in Europe.

LULLE AND R. KING into account a complex reconfiguration of rights, responsibilities, participation, and identity (Delanty 2000: 126). The notion of flexibility of citizenship (Ong 1999), especially the flexible economic citizenship which comes from living, working, and having pension rights in different places, creates an inherent spatiality of older people’s and soon-to-be pensioners’ working lives and their international mobility trajectories. This both gives us a chance to incorporate the important aspect of paid work and the ability to secure independent income as a crucial component of economic citizenship (Patrick 2012), and also enables us to interpret how this played a role in women’s lives in post-socialism, in cases when they became unemployed, or chose domestic life as an ideal version of womanhood in post-Soviet Latvia (Novikova 2006; Lulle 2014b).

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