Mobility & Politics

Rethinking Transit Migration

Precarity, Mobility, and Self-Making in Mexico

Authors: Basok, T., Bélanger, D., Rojas Wiesner, M.L., Candiz, G.

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Questioning the notion of transit migration, the book examines factors that shape Central American migrants' mobility and immobility in the transnational space, comprised on Central American countries, Mexico, and the US.

About the authors

Tanya Basok is Professor at the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at the University of Windsor, Canada. Her research focuses principally on migration, citizenship, and migrant rights.

Danièle Bélanger is Professor at the Département de Géographie at the Université Laval, Canada. Her research focuses on international migration within Asia and the Americas.

Martha Luz Rojas Wiesner is Professor at the Departamento de Sociedad y Cultura at the Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico. Her research focuses on international female migration from Central America to Mexico.

Guillermo Candiz is Researcher at the Département de Géographie at the Université Laval, Canada. His research interests include development studies, migration, and migrants' mobility.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • From Transit to Mobility: Characteristics and Concepts

    Basok, Tanya (et al.)

    Pages 1-27

  • The Context of Precarity: Actors and Spaces

    Basok, Tanya (et al.)

    Pages 28-49

  • Trajectories of Precarity and Mobility: Places and Actors

    Basok, Tanya (et al.)

    Pages 50-71

  • Techniques of the Self in the Face of Precarity

    Basok, Tanya (et al.)

    Pages 72-88

  • Towards Dignity and Security

    Basok, Tanya (et al.)

    Pages 89-95

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eBook $54.99
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Hardcover $69.99
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rethinking Transit Migration
Book Subtitle
Precarity, Mobility, and Self-Making in Mexico
Authors
Series Title
Mobility & Politics
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-50975-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137509758
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-50974-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 119
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