Megha Amrith How Do The Processes of Aging and Migration Inform Each Other?
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Where research on migration has classically centered on young people, studies of aging have generally focused on particular places. In this video, MEGHA AMRITH and her research group bring these two processes together, exploring the implications of growing older across borders, in a globalized world. Combining ethnographic field work across multiple sites with broader cultural studies, the research highlights the fact that aging in migratory contexts is a highly diverse phenomenon which is often marked by inequality. With clear implications for social policy, the research urges that we move beyond stereotypical assumptions about aging and migration both within and outside of the academy.
LT Video Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.21036/LTPUB10849
Ageing in a Time of Mobility: A Research Agenda
- Megha Amrith
- Published in 2018