Learning to Be Resilient by Moving from Poor by Chance to Not So Poor by Intent Identities: Lessons from Conversations with Labor Migrants in Southern India
Through their engagement with the lives of labor migrants working on construction sites in southern India, the authors advance a critical understanding linking poverty, place, and migration. This article challenges conventional images of poverty associated with certain groups in society, in this case, labor migrants. Additionally, it offers cues as to how and why opportunities for spatial mobility in certain locations work to make poor individuals and families more resilient.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: February 1, 2015
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