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Conceptualising, theorising and narrating retirement migration

Anya Ahmed

in Retiring to Spain: Women's narratives of nostalgia, belonging and community

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447313304
eISBN:
9781447313328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313304.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The focus of this chapter is on the processes involved in constructing shifting and overlapping forms of belonging to different kinds of community and how this illuminates experiences of retirement ... More


Locating ‘home’ and community: the end point of plot movement

Anya Ahmed

in Retiring to Spain: Women's narratives of nostalgia, belonging and community

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447313304
eISBN:
9781447313328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313304.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter argues that like community, ‘home’ embodies notions of belonging encompassing places and people and can have multiple, simultaneous meanings. For example, it is possible to be of one ... More


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