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Places, Affects, and Personhood across Social Spheres in Asian Migration
Edited by Asuncion Fresnoza-Flot and Gracia Liu-Farrer
282 pages, 3 tables, bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-80073-567-5 $135.00/£99.00 / Hb / Not Yet Published (July 2022)
eISBN 978-1-80073-568-2 eBook Not Yet Published
The emotional, social, and economic challenges faced by migrants and their families are interconnected through complex decisions related to mobility. Tangled Mobilities examines the different crisscrossing and intersecting mobilities in the lives of Asian migrants, their family members across Asia and Europe, and the social spaces connecting these regions. In exploring how the migratory process unfolds in different stages of migrants’ lives, the chapters in this collected volume broaden perspectives on mobility, offering insight into the way places, affects, and personhood are shaped by and connected to it.
Asuncion Fresnoza-Flot is tenured research associate of the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (F.R.S.-FNRS) and senior lecturer (maîtresse d’enseignement) at the Université libre de Bruxelles in Belgium. Her recent publications include the co-edited volume International Marriages and Marital Citizenship: Southeast Asian Women on the Move (Routledge, 2017).
Gracia Liu-Farrer is Professor of Sociology at the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, and Director of Institute of Asian Migrations, Waseda University, Japan. She is the co-editor of Routledge Handbook of Asian Migration (2018, with Brenda Yeoh) and the author of Immigrant Japan: Mobility and Belonging in an Ethnonationalist Society (Cornell University Press, 2020).
Subject: Refugee and Migration Studies Sociology
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