By Aija Lulle, Russell King
This ebook explores how the true stipulations and subjective conceptions of aging and health and wellbeing are remodeled while humans stream from one kingdom to a different. concentrating on getting older woman migrants from Latvia within the united kingdom and different eu international locations, this e-book relies on fifty life-history interviews with girls elderly 40s-60s. Empirical chapters be aware of practical health and wellbeing in migration, such as entry to the commercial citizenship of labor, source of revenue, pensions, and lodging, and on psychosocial healthiness, and explores Latvian women’s reports of intimate citizenship in migration. moreover, 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 older operating migrants and advocates for a extra inclusive transnational citizenship, higher operating stipulations, and ongoing care preparations for older migrants post-retirement, both in another country or again home.
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According to Sheller (2012: 279), erotic agency encompasses ‘all forms of self-determination of one’s bodily relation to time, space, movement, labour, knowledge, kinship, and divinity. ’ Erotic agency as ‘engagement with life’ and as ‘embodied freedom’ implies a much more holistic locus of citizenship than the more conventional political, economic, and social connotations of citizenship. In Sheller’s more cultural and discursive AGEING, GENDER, AND MIGRATION: THEORISING ENTWINED BECOMINGS 43 model, citizenship is understood as ‘a set of intertwined practices and collective repertoires for defining, legitimating, and exercising the rights of some bodies against others’ (2012: 21).
Ageing, Gender, and Labour Migration by Aija Lulle, Russell King