October Book Discussion: Martins Sampaio’s Migration, Diversity, and Inequality in Later Life

Our next book discussion will be on Dora Martins Sampaio’s book Migration, Diversity and Inequality in Later Life: Ageing at a Crossroads (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022) on Friday, October 13, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America).

About the book: This book is the first comprehensive ethnographic study of the diversity of living and ageing experiences of three groups of older migrants – return, lifestyle and ageing-in-place labour migrants – from a comparative perspective. It explores the motivations, ageing experiences and aspirations of transnational ageing migrants in the context of the Portuguese islands of the Azores and situates the research within debates of the ageing-migration nexus. The book’s interdisciplinary approach to transnational embodied and emplaced experiences of ageing facilitates a dialogue between various fields concerned with ageing and mobilities, including geography, anthropology, sociology, social gerontology, social work, and studies of health and wellbeing.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Cati Coe for access to the reading and the Zoom link.

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