Tag Archives: coping with distance

Article: To be Here to Live Better There: Economic Strategies and the Food and Nutrition Vulnerabilities of Hanoi´s Floating Population

This paper focuses on the everyday practices of the floating population in Hanoi, Vietnam, and analyses how this population builds its livelihoods between «here», the city, and «there», the countryside. Starting from the food practices, which reflect the daily constraints … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Article: Multilocality in Personal and Family Histories: Transnational Families between Cuba and Germany in the Context of Social Change

In the context of economic crisis,the devaluation of the Cuban pesos and privatization, migration and transnational households emerge as new survival strategies. Twenty percent of the Cuban population lives abroad. Those who stay in Cuba receive remittances and are thus … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How to maintain a long distance relationship – FemaleFirst.co.uk

See on Scoop.it – Multilocality – Territoriality How to maintain a long distance relationship FemaleFirst.co.uk How to maintain a long distance relationship. by Lucy Walton | 2 December 2013. Phone sex! See on http://www.femalefirst.co.uk

Posted in Commuters, Multilocal Families, SNF-Project "Multilocal dwelling in Switzerland", vulnerability | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas ballad ‘I’m Coming Home’ a hit with emigrants

This gallery contains 3 photos.

How do the #emigrants do to celebrate a traditional family and friends moment like Christmas far from family and friends? How do the transnational families “do family”? How do they cope with distance and physical absence? A solution is to … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Article: Mobility in Rural Senegal: An Exploration of the Relationship between Food Vulnerability and Social Network

As part of the general problem of internal migration, this paper examines the mobility of a rural population in Senegal using retrospective annual data from the Niakhar area and a representative sample of 500 ethnic Serer «kitchens» drawn from a … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Article: Multilocal Retiree Migrants: Motivations and Strategies of German Senior Citizens in Spain Between Individuality and Collectivity

An increasing number of German senior citizens have a second residence in Spain. This paper explores the underlying motivations and strategies based on field research in Andalusia, semi-structured interviews and the content analysis of local German-language newspapers. German senior citizens … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Article: Inclusions and Self-Positionings. Coping Strategies within the Context of Transnational Labour Migration

Since the mid-1990s scholars of migration debate the emergence of transnational lifeworlds as products of labour migration. Concepts such as transnational social fields, cosmopolitanism or ethnoscapes hold a central position in this debate. However, the question of the migrants’ self-positioning … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Multilocal family: How concrete coping with distances thanks Lana Yarosh’s “ShareTable”

Parents and children increasingly spend time living apart due to marital separation and work travel. Svetlana “Lana” Yarosh (from Georgia Tech) investigated parent–child separation in both of these contexts to find that current technologies frequently do not meet the needs … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment