An Archipelago of Care: Filipino Migrants and Global by Deirdre McKay

By Deirdre McKay

Focusing at the adventure of Filipino caregivers in London, a few of whom reside and dealing illegally of their host nation, Deirdre McKay considers what migrant staff needs to do to navigate their means in an international market. She attracts on interviews and player observations, her personal long term fieldwork in groups within the Philippines, and electronic ethnography to provide an complex attention of ways those caregivers create balance in almost certainly precarious dwelling events. McKay argues that those employees achieve resilience from the bonding networks they build for themselves via social media, religion teams, and neighborhood facilities. those networks generate an difficult "archipelago of care" in which migrants create their feel of self.

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