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Knowing ones place: gender, mobility and shifting subjectivity in Eastern Indonesia

Williams, C

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In this article I analyse the gendered space of transnational mobility by problematizing migrant subjectivity in everyday practices. In line with feminist perspectives I highlight the significance of the micro-scale experience of female migrants from Eastern Indonesia in acquiring mobility as a struggle for new subjectivity. I frame this migration as a production of the subjective space of power. Based on indepth interviews with returned migrants, I present reflexive accounts of two migrants on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/82377
Source: Global Networks
DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0374.2005.00126.x

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