(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2012)

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Flexibility in place and meanings of place by first generation migrants

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The experience and perception of local places of first generation migrants is investigated. Two themes are addressed : the scope of the outdoor environment to support a sense of belonging to new places, and how choices and values may reflect changing transnational identities. The article focuses on one neighbourhood in Sheffield, and it engages participants from five different countries of origin in audio techniques. There is a process of engagement with the strange and familiar in everyday places. Emotional qualities of place attachment can be strengthened by the recognition of transnational links


Article of periodic

published at : Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie / ISSN 0040-747X

Editor : Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap, Amsterdam - PAYS-BAS (1948)

Millesime : 2012, vol. 103, no1 [pp. 69-84]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.



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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1111/j.1467-9663.2011.00675.x

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