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Retirement Home Ageing Migrant Workers In France And The Question Of Return

Author : Alistair Hunter
ISBN : 9783319649764
Genre : Social Science
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This open access book offers new insights into the ageing-migration nexus and the nature of home. Documenting the hidden world of France’s migrant worker hostels, it explores why older North and West African men continue to live past retirement age in this sub-standard housing. Conventional wisdom holds that at retirement labour migrants ought to instead return to their families in home countries, where their French pensions would have far greater purchasing power. This paradox is the point of departure for a book which transports readers from the banlieues of Paris to the banks of the Senegal River and the villages of the Anti-Atlas. In intimate ethnographic detail, the author brings to life the experiences of these older labour migrants by sharing in the life of the hostels as a resident, by observing at close quarters the men's family life on the other side of the Mediterranean as a guest in their homes, and even by accompanying them in their travels by bus, sea, and air. The monograph evaluates several theories of migration against rich qualitative data gathered from multiple methods: biographical narrative and semi-structured interviews, participant observation, and archival research. In the process, it offers a thoughtful contribution to broader debates on what it means for migrants to belong and achieve inclusion in society.
Category: Social Science

Going To Live In France

Author : Alan Hart
ISBN : 1857038541
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 38.28 MB
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This clearly written compendium of information and advice for all visitors to France covers all areas of life, but especially financial, legal and commercial topics. The book also includes information regarding recreational and retirement issues.
Category: Business & Economics

Retirement Without Borders

Author : Barry Golson
ISBN : 9781416594642
Genre : Travel
File Size : 51.62 MB
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Barry Golson knows all about retiring abroad -- he and his wife, Thia, have lived in six different countries. Now they choose expatriate-friendly locales around the world for their low cost and their high quality of living and explain how to investigate and settle in each country with minimum hassle and maximum pleasure. Taking you step-by-step through the process of researching, testing, and finally living abroad, the Golsons' practical how-to guide covers all the major issues, including health care, finances, real estate, taxes, and immigration. Each location is profiled by an expatriate writer who has made that country his or her home and who knows how to answer all the questions about living richly and economically in some of the world's most beautiful places.
Category: Travel

Macroeconomic Aspects Of Aging And Retirement Of College And University Teachers

Author : Geeta Nair
ISBN : 9781137574725
Genre : Education
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This book explores the universal and highly topical issues of ageing and retirement. It places a particular focus on the macroeconomic aspects of the ageing and retirement of college and university teachers, through a case study of teachers and professors in France and India. While the ageing of the population and the financing of the pension system are notoriously pressing issues in Western nations such as France, it has previously not been acknowledged that these issues are also critical to the development trajectory of emerging countries such as India. The book also highlights the importance of pensions for welfare, well-being and stability in all categories of workers, including workers in the informal sector and private companies devoid of pension schemes, where jobs are largely irregular and temporary in nature. It will be of great interest to researchers in the fields of comparative education, sociology and economics.
Category: Education

Citizenship Belonging And Intergenerational Relations In African Migration

Author : Claudine Attias-Donfut
ISBN : 9780230252745
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This book is an exciting additionto themigration studies literature, presentingresearch conducted in Britain, France and South Africa which explores the migration experiences of African families across two generations.Global processes of African migration areexamined through a comparative approach that employs an intergenerational lens to uncover the ways in which familial relations, citizenship and belonging are shaped post-migration. This comparative approach explores the commonalities of African migration as well as the differential impacts as a result of particular socio-cultural contexts and national migration regimes. The book enables readers to learn about the lived experiences of African migrants in areas such as citizenship, belonging, intergenerational transmission, work, education, social mobility and discrimination.
Category: Family & Relationships

Historical Dictionary Of Soccer

Author : Tom Dunmore
ISBN : 9780810871885
Genre : Reference
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Soccer is the world's most popular sport and one of the globe's best known cultural practices. The pinnacle of the sport worldwide is the FIFA World Cup, a competition held every four years, which crowns one nation as the world champion in front of huge global television audiences: over half of the planet's population watched the 2010 FIFA World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands. From the humble origins of modern soccer in Great Britain in the 19th century, world soccer has become today a vast,commercialized global industry, with huge salaries paid to the biggest stars due to the massive amounts of revenue generated through the sale of television rights, ticket sales, and sponsorship income. The Historical Dictionary of Soccer presents acomprehensive history of the game through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, numerous appendixes that list everything from the FIFA World Player of the Year to FIFA World Cup Winners and Runners-Up to the UEFA Champions League Winners and Runners-Up, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on places, teams, terminology, and people, including Garrincha, Pelé, Johan Cruyff, Diego Maradona, Zinedine Zidane, and Lionel Messi. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about soccer.
Category: Reference

What S Next

Author : D. Roche-Tarry
ISBN : 9780230348400
Genre : Business & Economics
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Studies the steps taken by a group of professionals from the Boomer generation as they move from a linear career path into an uncharted stage somewhere between middle age and old age, a continued professional life and traditional retirement. What is next for those professionals who do not want to take a back seat at retirement age?
Category: Business & Economics

Population Ageing And Its Challenges To Social Policy

Author : R. Schoenmaeckers
ISBN : 9789287159014
Genre : Political Science
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This publication examines the demographic challenges posed by population ageing trends and the policy implications in relation to health, employment, public expenditure and social relationships. It contains two reports prepared for the European Population Conference, held in Strasbourg in April 2005.
Category: Political Science