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By Deirdre McKay

Focusing at the event of Filipino caregivers in London, a few of whom live and dealing illegally of their host kingdom, Deirdre McKay considers what migrant staff needs to do to navigate their approach in an international industry. She attracts on interviews and player observations, her personal long term fieldwork in groups within the Philippines, and electronic ethnography to provide an complex attention of ways those caregivers create balance in probably precarious dwelling events. McKay argues that those staff achieve resilience from the bonding networks they build for themselves via social media, religion teams, and neighborhood facilities. those networks generate an complex "archipelago of care" during which migrants create their experience of self.

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