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The British in rural France : lifestyle migration and the ongoing quest for a better way of life

Author: Michaela Benson
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Series: New ethnographies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of how lifestyle choices intersect with migration, and how this relationship frames and shapes post-migration lives. -- .

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michaela Benson
ISBN: 9780719082498 0719082498
OCLC Number: 779681107
Awards: Runner-up for Sociological review prize for Outstanding scholarship 2012 (UK)
Short-listed for The BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize 2012 (UK)
Description: ix, 182 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Imagination, Migration and Post-Migration Lives. Explaining Migration ; Negotiating Locality ; A (Persistent) State of Uncertainty ; Life in a Postcard ; Part II: Distinction, Identity and the Ongoing Search for a Better Way of Life. At Home in the Lot ; The Unexceptional Lives of Others ; En Route to Authentic Living.
Series Title: New ethnographies
Responsibility: Michaela Benson.
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"I warmly recommend this book to those interested in issues of migration, lifestyle and mobility. Its accessible writing style and the multiple examples make it a good read for scholars, students and Read more...

 
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