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Retirement Migration to the Global South

Global Inequalities and Entanglements

Palgrave Macmillan

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  • The first systematic and comprehensive book examining retirement migration to countries in the Global South

  • Offers a critical analysis of the global interrelations of retirement migrations

  • Provides an interdisciplinary analysis of retirement migration to the Global South

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv
  2. Migrating to the Global South: Making Sense of Change, Differences and Social Inequalities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 27-27
  3. Retirement Migrants and Their Relationships with the Local Population: Dominations and Ambiguities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93
    2. Transnational Social Relationships of International Retirement Migrants in Morocco: A Typology

      • Claudio Bolzman, Tineke Fokkema, Danique van Dalen
      Pages 139-161
  4. Intertwinements of International Retirement Migrations: The State, Markets and Aging Populations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

About this book

This book examines the increasing evidence of international retirement migration (IRM) to countries of the Global South. IRM to countries of the Global South points to the increasing global interconnectedness of aging in relatively affluent countries and raises critical questions about its interrelations with global inequalities. This book provides a critical analysis of these global interrelations and their intertwinements with global inequalities and addresses the complex and multi-layered dimensions and implications of this development. It highlights the (ambiguous) everyday lives of retirement migrants in the countries of destination, and the severe impacts on the destination countries that are marked by processes of recolonization, and the reproduction, enhancement and reconfiguration of social inequalities. The growing retirement industry that capitalizes on retirement migration exploiting global differences and structural disadvantages of countries in the Global South is another integral part of this book.

Keywords

  • ageing
  • retirement migration
  • global South
  • globalization
  • old age care
  • transnational aging
  • global inequalities
  • old age migration

Editors and Affiliations

  • Institute of Education, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany

    Cornelia Schweppe

About the editor

Cornelia Schweppe, PhD, is a Full Professor of Social Pedagogy at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz (Germany), Institute of Education.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Retirement Migration to the Global South

  • Book Subtitle: Global Inequalities and Entanglements

  • Editors: Cornelia Schweppe

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-6999-6

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Social Sciences, Social Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-16-6998-9

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-16-6999-6

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XV, 250

  • Number of Illustrations: 4 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Human Geography, Human Migration, Aging Population

Buying options

eBook
USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-981-16-6999-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book
USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)