Migration in far West Nepal: reflections on movements in and from the region

Skeldon, Ronald (2011) Migration in far West Nepal: reflections on movements in and from the region. Critical Asian Studies, 43 (2). ISSN 1467-2715

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Abstract

In this comment on an article published in Critical Asian Studies 43 (1), "Migration in Far West Nepal," the author questions whether the "Bourdieu social practice framework," which Ephraim Poertner, Mathais Junginger, and Ulrike Müller-Böker employ in their article, provides the most appropriate lens through which to view migration. He argues that the authors fail to present convincing evidence of the relevance of its application. Furthermore, he says, a further dichotomy might need to be addressed first: that between French approaches to social theory and Anglo-Saxon approaches such as that of Anthony Giddens, where the time/space dimensions are much more evident, even if problematic, in the examining structure and agency.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > Geography
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > G0001 Geography (General)
Depositing User: Ronald Skeldon
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 15:21
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2012 15:48
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/11915
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