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By Deirdre McKay

Focusing at the adventure of Filipino caregivers in London, a few of whom reside and dealing illegally of their host kingdom, Deirdre McKay considers what migrant employees needs to do to navigate their means in an international market. She attracts on interviews and player observations, her personal long term fieldwork in groups within the Philippines, and electronic ethnography to offer an difficult attention of the way those caregivers create balance in possibly precarious dwelling events. McKay argues that those staff achieve resilience from the bonding networks they build for themselves via social media, religion teams, and neighborhood facilities. those networks generate an problematic "archipelago of care" during which migrants create their feel of self.

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