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By Deirdre McKay

Focusing at the event of Filipino caregivers in London, a few of whom reside and dealing illegally of their host nation, Deirdre McKay considers what migrant staff needs to do to navigate their manner 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 tricky attention of ways those caregivers create balance in possibly precarious dwelling occasions. McKay argues that those employees achieve resilience from the bonding networks they build for themselves via social media, religion teams, and group facilities. those networks generate an problematic "archipelago of care" during which migrants create their experience of self.

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