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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

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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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  • Social Development Issues is a refereed journal of the International Consortium for Social Development (ICSD). It is published three times a year in February, July, and November. It serves as a scholarly forum linking multiple disciplines, nations, and cultures. The journal's purpose is to promote consideration of issues that affect social justice as well as the development and well veing of individuals and their communities. The journal is committed to the advancement of social, cultural, political, and economic theories including pollicy and practice (and their interrelationship) within a global context.
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