Journals Higher Education

$115.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 March 2013

208 Pages | 15 Halftones, black & white, 2 Figures

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719088681


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International seafarers and transnationalism in the twenty-first century

Helen Sampson

Published by Manchester University Press

New Ethnographies

  • Winner, 2014 BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed inaugural award for ethnography, in association with the British Sociological Association
  • A unique international ethnography of seafarers
  • Unusual in considering transnationals from a single occupation in the multiple settings of home, transitional residency (whilst searching for work abroad) and in the workplace (aboard ship)
  • Includes accounts of research voyages aboard working cargo ships
  • Interrogates the notion of transnationalism and considers the kinds of social spaces accessible to migrant workers
  • Highly accessible book which provides an insight into a little known occupational and social world
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