The Practice of Research on Migration and Mobilities by Liliana Rivera-SánchezThe Practice of Research on Migration and Mobilities by Liliana Rivera-Sánchez

The Practice of Research on Migration and Mobilities

byLiliana Rivera-SánchezEditorFernando Lozano-Ascencio

Paperback | January 17, 2014

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The migration process is interpreted in a different way when researchers live in so-called societies of origin, than when it is interpreted from societies of destination-even when research work is multi-situated. The localization of researchers in this field involves numerous factors that influence the modalities for conducting research. Research agendas are clearly mediated by these localizations and this book on the contemporary social sciences points out those mediations, breaking with the dichotomous readings that are implicit in this migration process (origin-destination, north-south, and cause-effect, to mention just a few). In the individual chapters, priority is given to presenting the modalities through which research is conducted in multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary teams on the American Continent. In summary, the focus of this book is on the narrative of methodological experience of the Practice of Research on Migration and Mobilities.
Title:The Practice of Research on Migration and MobilitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:191 pagesPublished:January 17, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319026925

ISBN - 13:9783319026923

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Interdisciplinary Dialogues and Methodological Debates.- Residential Settlement and Mobility in the San Quintin Valley: Methodological Reflections on an Interdisciplinary Study.- A Comparative Approach to Global Domestic Service in Two Cities: Methodological Notes.- Forced Migration of Colombians: A Relational Perspective.- Transnational Migration and the Reformulation of Analytical Categories: Unpacking Latin American Refugee Dynamics in Toronto.- Between Contexts of Departure and Modalities of Social Organization of Migration: a Radiography of the Research Process.