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Migration and the sensuous geographies of re-emplacement in the Philippines

McKay, Deirdre


This paper explores migrant returns to homeplaces, examining affective understandings of place and subjectivity in an intercultural context. Drawing on data gathered in migrant sending communities in the Philippines, it examines how local 'structures of feeling' (after Williams 1973) and migrant habitus (Bourdieu 1980) interact with place in the experiences of return for Filipina migrant workers. Practices of re-emplacement are explored in an intercultural context with the analysis examining...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Intercultural Studies
DOI: 10.1080/07256860500074052


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