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Using life histories to explore the complexities of internal and international migration.

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Using life histories to explore the complexities of internal and international migration. / Pooley, Colin.

In: Continuity and Change, 25.11.2020.

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title = "Using life histories to explore the complexities of internal and international migration.",
abstract = "Residential migration is one of the most problematic demographic variables. In Britain there are no sources that routinely record all moves, and the motives behind relocation are rarely recorded. In this paper I argue that the use of life histories can add important depth and clarity to the study of residential moves. The paper focuses on two themes: the ways in which internal and international migration may be linked together over the life course; and the complex mix of reasons why a move may take place. Used sensitively, life histories and life writing can enhance the study of migration history.",
keywords = "Migration, Life history, Migration motives",
author = "Colin Pooley",
note = "http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=CON The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Continuity and Change, ? (?), pp ?-? 2020, {\textcopyright} 2020 Cambridge University Press. ",
year = "2020",
month = nov,
day = "25",
language = "English",
journal = "Continuity and Change",
issn = "0268-4160",
publisher = "Cambridge University Press",

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N2 - Residential migration is one of the most problematic demographic variables. In Britain there are no sources that routinely record all moves, and the motives behind relocation are rarely recorded. In this paper I argue that the use of life histories can add important depth and clarity to the study of residential moves. The paper focuses on two themes: the ways in which internal and international migration may be linked together over the life course; and the complex mix of reasons why a move may take place. Used sensitively, life histories and life writing can enhance the study of migration history.

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KW - Migration

KW - Life history

KW - Migration motives

M3 - Journal article

JO - Continuity and Change

JF - Continuity and Change

SN - 0268-4160

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