Tag Archives: Coping

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

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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

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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

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Article: Between Seasonal Mobility and Permanent Career Settlement: Threes Ways to Inhabit the Space-Time of the Summer Season

With an ethnographic study conducted in a small French seaside village on the Landes coast as a starting point, this article examines the forms of temporary anchorings of a certain category of workers maintaining a discontinuous relation with work, space … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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