Questions of migration and belonging: understandings of migration under neoliberalism in Ecuador.

@article{Lawson1999QuestionsOM,
  title={Questions of migration and belonging: understandings of migration under neoliberalism in Ecuador.},
  author={Veronica Lawson},
  journal={International journal of population geography : IJPG},
  year={1999},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={
          261-76
        }
}
This paper explores alternative understandings and experiences of migration under neoliberalism in Ecuador. Through the case study, the study examines migrants' multiple motivations for mobility and their ambivalence toward the process. Insights from the transnational migration literature were drawn in order to think through the implications of an increasingly contradictory context of economic modernization and its impact upon the sense of possibilities and belonging of migrants. In-depth… CONTINUE READING
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