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International Seafarers and Transnationalism in the Twenty-First Century

Helen Sampson
Format
Book
Published
Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2013.
Language
English
Series
New Ethnographies
ISBN
0719088682, 9780719088681, 9780719095535, 0719095530
Related Resources
Table of contents Contributor biographical information Publisher description
Summary
An ethnographic account of seafarers that discusses life experiences of migrant workers and argues for a consideration of the social space available to them, suggesting that they are more likely to experience exclusion and alienation than expansion due to bi-location.
Contents
  • All at sea
  • Transnationality and structured space
  • Changes in the shipping inductry and their consequences for contemporary seafarers
  • Transmigrant seafarers in Germany
  • Life on board : ships, hierarchy and workloads
  • Physical places and social spaces : seafarers at work and rest
  • Nationality and transnationality at sea
  • The transnational household?
  • On transnationalism, people and space.
Description
172 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-168) and index.
Technical Details
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