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Care across distance : ethnographic explorations of aging and migration

Author: Azra Hromadžić; Monika Palmberger
Publisher: New York : Berghahn, 2018. ©2018
Series: Life course, culture and aging, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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World-wide migration has an unsettling effect on social structures, especially on aging populations and eldercare. This volume investigates how taken-for-granted roles are challenged, intergenerational relationships transformed, economic ties recalibrated, technological innovations utilized, and spiritual relations pursued and desired, and asks what it means to care at a distance and to age abroad. What it does show  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Care across distance.
New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2018
(DLC) 2018007332
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Azra Hromadžić; Monika Palmberger
ISBN: 9781785338007 1785338005
OCLC Number: 1007056859
Description: vi, 183 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : care across distance / Monika Palmberger and Azra Hromadzic --
Recalibrating care : newly resettled Nepali-Bhutanese refugees in Upstate New York / Retika Desai --
Healthy aging, middle-classiness, and transnational care between Tanzania and the United States / Andrea Patricia Kaiser-Grolimund --
Intergenerational relationships and emergent notions of reciprocity, dependency : caregiving, and aging in Tuareg migration / Susan Rasmussen --
"Old people's homes", filial piety, and transnational families : change and continuity in elderly care in the Tibetan settlements in India / Namgyal Choedup --
Social embeddedness and care among Turkish labor migrants in Vienna : the role of migrant associations / Monika Palmberger --
Migrants of privilege : American retirees and the imaginaries of Ecuadorian care work / Ann Miles --
Some limits of caring at a distance : aging and transnational care arrangements between Suriname and the Netherlands / Yvon Van der Pijl --
"Where were they until now?" : aging, care and abandonment in a Bosnian town / Azra Hromadzic --
Epilogue / Sarah Lamb.
Series Title: Life course, culture and aging, v. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Azra Hromadžić and Monika Palmberger.

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With a broad geographical scope, Care across Distance explores the multiple ways in which care across regional and national borders materializes from and contributes to changes in political economy;  Read more...

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