Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship

Understanding Lifestyle Migration

Theoretical Approaches to Migration and the Quest for a Better Way of Life

Editors: Benson, M., Osbaldiston, N. (Eds.)

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This book draws on social theories to understand lifestyle migration as a social phenomenon. The chapters engage theoretically with themes and debates relevant to contemporary social science such as place and space, social stratification and power relations, production and consumption, individualism, dwelling and imagination.

About the authors

David Griffiths, independent writer, UK Keith Halfacree, Swansea University, UK Brian Hoey, Marshall University, US Mari Korpela, University of Tampere, Finland Stella Maile, University of the West of England, UK Karen O'Reilly, Loughborough University, UK Noel Salazar, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium Jonathan Taggart, photographer and writer, Canada Phillip Vannini, Royal Roads University, Canada

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • New Horizons in Lifestyle Migration Research: Theorising Movement, Settlement and the Search for a Better Way of Life

    Benson, Michaela (et al.)

    Pages 1-23

  • Lifestyle of Freedom? Individualism and Lifestyle Migration

    Korpela, Mari

    Pages 27-46

  • Negotiating Privilege in and through Lifestyle Migration

    Benson, Michaela

    Pages 47-68

  • Theorising the ‘Fifth Migration’ in the United States: Understanding Lifestyle Migration from an Integrated Approach

    Hoey, Brian A.

    Pages 71-91

  • Jumping Up from the Armchair: Beyond the Idyll in Counterurbanisation

    Halfacree, Keith

    Pages 92-115

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Softcover $105.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Understanding Lifestyle Migration
Book Subtitle
Theoretical Approaches to Migration and the Quest for a Better Way of Life
Editors
  • M. Benson
  • N. Osbaldiston
Series Title
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32867-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137328670
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-32866-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46045-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 237
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