Mobility as a support strategy: Linked lives through the life course among Eastern Europeans in Spain

Silvia Marcu
  • Geoforum, December 2018, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.09.034

Relational linkages of mobility construct and maintain linked-lives over the life-course.

What is it about?

This article examines the role of mobility in the creation of support strategies of Eastern Europeans (EEs) in Spain. It emphasizes the relational linkages of mobility and shows how strategies of linked-lives are constructed and maintained over the life-course.

Why is it important?

Mobile individuals become a key to provide support strategies to their parents.


Dr Silvia Marcu

the need to integrate mobility as a support strategy into the study of global mobility.

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