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The Resource An archipelago of care : Filipino migrants and global networks, Deirdre McKay

An archipelago of care : Filipino migrants and global networks, Deirdre McKay

Label
An archipelago of care : Filipino migrants and global networks
Title
An archipelago of care
Title remainder
Filipino migrants and global networks
Statement of responsibility
Deirdre McKay
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Focusing on the experience of Filipino caregivers in London, some of whom are living and working illegally in their host country, Deirdre McKay considers what migrant workers must do to navigate their way in a global marketplace. She draws on interviews and participant observations, her own long-term fieldwork in communities in the Philippines, and digital ethnography to present an intricate consideration of how these caregivers create stability in potentially precarious living situations. McKay argues that these workers gain resilience from the bonding networks they construct for themselves through social media, faith groups, and community centers. These networks generate an elaborate "archipelago of care" through which migrants create their sense of self"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKay, Deirdre
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Global research studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign workers, Filipino
  • Kankanay (Philippine people)
  • Household employees
  • Service industries workers
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • England
Label
An archipelago of care : Filipino migrants and global networks, Deirdre McKay
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In London -- At church -- On Facebook -- In the community center -- At our house -- Back home -- In transit
Control code
ocn959372472
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253024985
Lccn
2016044084
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1zzjvvn
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)959372472
Label
An archipelago of care : Filipino migrants and global networks, Deirdre McKay
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In London -- At church -- On Facebook -- In the community center -- At our house -- Back home -- In transit
Control code
ocn959372472
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253024985
Lccn
2016044084
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1zzjvvn
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)959372472

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