Understanding Lifestyle Migration

Theoretical Approaches to Migration and the Quest for a Better Way of Life
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ISBN-13:
9781137328670
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
249
Autor:
M. Benson
Serie:
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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This book draws on social theories to understand lifestyle migration as a social phenomenon. The chapters engage theoretically with themes and debates relevant to contemporary social science such as place and space, social stratification and power relations, production and consumption, individualism, dwelling and imagination.
1. New Horizons in Lifestyle Migration Research: Theorising Movement, Settlement and the Search for a Better Way of Life; Michaela Benson and Nick Osbaldiston PART I: CONSTRAINTS AND OPPORTUNITIES 2. Lifestyle of Freedom? Individualism and Lifestyle Migration; Mari Korpela 3. Negotiating privilege in and through lifestyle migration; Michaela Benson PART II: REVISITING ASSUMPTIONS 4. Theorising the 'Fifth Migration' in the United States: Understanding Lifestyle Migration from an Integrated Approach; Brian Hoey 5. Jumping up from the Armchair: Beyond the Idyll in Counterurbanisation; Keith Halfacree PART III: SPACES OF IMAGINATION 6. Migrating Imaginaries of a Better Life... Until Paradise Finds You; Noel B. Salazar 7. Britons in Berlin: Imagined Cityscapes, Affective Encounters and the Cultivation of the Self; David Griffiths and Stella Maile PART IV: STILLNESS AND SEDENTARINESS 8. Beyond Ahistoricity and Mobilities in Lifestyle Migration; Nick Osbaldiston 9. No Man can be an Island: Lifestyle Migration, Stillness, and the New Quietism; Phillip Vannini and Jonathan Taggart PART V: LOOKING ONWARDS AND OUTWARDS 10. The role of the Social Imaginary in Lifestyle Migration: Employing the Ontology of Practice Theory; Karen O'Reilly
This book draws on social theories to understand lifestyle migration as a social phenomenon. The chapters engage theoretically with themes and debates relevant to contemporary social science such as place and space, social stratification and power relations, production and consumption, individualism, dwelling and imagination.

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