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Transnational Migration and Home in Older Age (Hardcover)

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This book focuses on the impact of transnational migration on home in older age, providing new understanding of older people’s lives by examining how their experiences of home are being transformed by transnational migration. Contributors explore innovative questions including: What impact does migration have on home-making in the lives of older people? How do journeys of migration, transnationalism and diaspora figure in this stage of the life-course and come to be reflected in experiences of aging at/in the home? How does home acquire new meanings through the employment of migrant workers and transformations in cultures of care?

This book focuses on the impact of transnational migration on home in older age, providing new understanding of older people?s lives by examining how their experiences of home are being transformed by transnational migration. Contributors explore innovative questions including: What impact does migration have on home-making in the lives of older people? How do journeys of migration, transnationalism and diaspora figure in this stage of the life-course and come to be reflected in experiences of aging at/in the home? How does home acquire new meanings through the employment of migrant workers and transformations in cultures of care?

Number of Pages: 267
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Aging
Series Title: Routledge Research in Transnationalism
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: March 24, 2016
TCIN: 17306995
UPC: 9781138887862
Item Number (DPCI): 247-21-9359
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