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Lifestyle migration: expectations, aspirations and experiences

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posted on 29.08.2014, 07:52 by Michaela Benson, Karen OReilly
Relatively affluent individuals from various corners of the globe are increasingly choosing to migrate, spurred on by the promise of a better and more fulfilling way of life within their destination. Despite its increasing scale, migration academics have yet to consolidate and establish lifestyle migration as a subfield of theoretical enquiry, until now. This volume offers a dynamic and holistic analysis of contemporary lifestyle migrations, exploring the expectations and aspirations which inform and drive migration alongside the realities of life within the destination. It also recognizes the structural conditions (and constraints) which frame lifestyle migration, laying the groundwork for further intellectual enquiry. Through rich empirical case studies this volume addresses this important and increasingly common form of migration in a manner that will interest scholars of mobility, migration, lifestyle and culture across the social sciences.

History

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  • Social Sciences

Department

  • Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies

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Lifestyle Migration: Expectations, Aspirations and Experiences

Pages

1 - 178

Citation

BENSON, M. and O'REILLY, K. (eds.), 2009. Lifestyle Migration: Expectations, Aspirations and Experiences. Farnham: Ashgate, 178pp.

Publisher

Ashgate © Michaela Benson and Karen O'Reilly

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Publisher statement

This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2009

Notes

Closed access. This is an edited book. A chapter from this book 'Lifestyle migration: escaping to the good life?' is available at: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/9142

ISBN

9780754675679

Book series

Studies in Migration and Diaspora;

Language

en