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by Elizabeth M. Aranda

  • ISBN: 0742543250
  • Category: Politics
  • Author: Elizabeth M. Aranda
  • Subcategory: Social Sciences
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 27, 2006)
  • Pages: 210 pages
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According to Aranda, contemporary migration scholarship revolves primarily around the two concepts: migration as a family experience, and the dichotomy of migrant assimilation or incorporation.

According to Aranda, contemporary migration scholarship revolves primarily around the two concepts: migration as a family experience, and the dichotomy of migrant assimilation or incorporation. Aranda’s contribution to the contemporary discourse on migration theory comes in the form of a transnational thesis presented from the Puerto Rican perspective. Aranda sets out to examine how subjectivity affects incorporation and settlement ; and her ultimate goal is to broaden our understanding of the structural factors affecting immigrant incorporation and how they are experienced at the level of the subject.

Emotional Bridges to Puerto Ricointervenes in recent literature on transnational lifestyles by taking as its central focus the emotional and subjective experiences of incorporation for Puerto Rican migrants

Emotional Bridges to Puerto Ricointervenes in recent literature on transnational lifestyles by taking as its central focus the emotional and subjective experiences of incorporation for Puerto Rican migrants. In attending to the experiences and feelings of belonging of middle-class Puerto Ricans who settle in the mainland as well as those who return to the island, Aranda moves beyond mere descriptions of migration and settlement, fleshing out instead, migrants' feelings about being part of a new community and returning to the one they know.

Findings reveal that migration to the mainland results in educational, occupational and economic gains in the . which also help return migrants re-enter Island labor markets. settlement brings its own set of struggles. Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico examines the experiences of incorporation among two groups of middle-class Puerto Ricans: one that currently lives in the . mainland and one that has resettled in Puerto Rico.

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Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico is about Puerto Ricans' struggles of incorporation into . society, and the conditions under which members of the Puerto Rican middle-class move back and forth between the mainland and island. The book illustrates how structures of inequalities based on race, class, and gender affect Puerto Ricans' subjective assessments of incorporation. Issues regarding the racialization of Puerto Ricans in the . reveal that in spite of structural incorporation, Puerto Ricans do not feel like they fully belong in mainland society.

Aranda, Elizabeth M. Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico: Migration, Return Migration, and the Struggles of. . Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico: Migration, Return Migration, and the Struggles of Incorporation. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, In. 2006. Puerto Ricans see themselves as members of transnational families, yet the struggles of leading dual lives result in settlement decisions that reflect desires to live locally with roots in one place instead of feeling split between the two. Experiences with . racism complicate these decisions, given Puerto Ricans' struggles with racial identity and exclusion in spite of their economic, occupational, and residential integration into mainland society.

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The analysis focuses on their subjective interpretations of incorporation and the conditions under which they decide to move back and forth between the mainland and island.

Read Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico, by Elizabeth M. Aranda online on Bookmate – Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico examines the experiences of incorporation among two groups of middle-class Puert. The analysis focuses on their subjective interpretations of incorporation and the conditions under which they decide to move back and forth between the mainland and island. Findings reveal that migration to the mainland results in educational, occupational and economic gains in the .

Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico: Migration, Return Migration and the Struggles . By Elizabeth Aranda, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006

Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico: Migration, Return Migration and the Struggles of Incorporation. By Elizabeth Aranda, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006. Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico" is about Puerto Ricans' struggles of incorporation into .

Bridges to Puerto Rico: Migration, Return Migration, and the Struggles of Incorporation by Elizabeth.

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Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico examines the experiences of incorporation among two groups of middle-class Puerto Ricans: one that currently lives in the U.S. mainland and one that has resettled in Puerto Rico. The analysis focuses on their subjective interpretations of incorporation and the conditions under which they decide to move back and forth between the mainland and island. Findings reveal that migration to the mainland results in educational, occupational and economic gains in the U.S., which also help return migrants re-enter Island labor markets. U.S. settlement brings its own set of struggles. Puerto Ricans see themselves as members of transnational families, yet the struggles of leading dual lives result in settlement decisions that reflect desires to live locally with roots in one place instead of feeling split between the two. Experiences with U.S. racism complicate these decisions, given Puerto Ricans' struggles with racial identity and exclusion in spite of their economic, occupational, and residential integration into mainland society. This study illustrates the conditions under which various patterns of attachments to place-or emotional anchoring-develop, and how these feelings impact future Puerto Rican settlement.

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