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The Territorialization of Vietnam's Northern Upland Frontier

Migrant Motivations and Misgivings from World War II until Today

Sarah Turner, Thi-Thanh-Hien Pham, and Ngô Thúy Hạnh

, we first outline our conceptual framework, drawing from frontier and territorialization studies and migration network theory. We then contextualize our study by briefly reviewing recent “development” in Vietnam's northern uplands, before analyzing the

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Migration, Transfer and Appropriation

German Pork Butchers in Britain

Margrit Schulte Beerbühl

Today foreign restaurants and food shops shape the culinary landscape of Britain. While the impact of post-war migration on the traditional eating habits of the British population has received some attention in historical research, the influence of former waves of immigrants has hardly been studied. This paper focuses on the immigration of German pork butchers and their contribution to the development of meat consumption in Britain. By looking at the pattern of migration it will be shown that migrants created geographically widespread networks in Britain. Within these networks they transferred skills, know-how and social capital. Through a complex process of adaptation and appropriation German sausages were incorporated into the British diet. This process involved natives as well as immigrants. The former had to overcome established food habits while the latter had to adapt their recipes to local taste preferences.

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

present study demonstrates that, for those taking on low- and mid-skilled jobs, gender makes all the difference: from the motivations to migrate and their integration into London's migration networks, to their perception of the host culture and their

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From Ecuador to Elsewhere

The (Re)Configuration of a Transit Country

Soledad Álvarez Velasco

. Transnational Peasants: Migrations, Networks, and Ethnicity in AndeanEcuador . Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press . Lefebvre , Henri . (1974) 1991 . The Production of Space . Oxford : Blackwell . Margheritis , Ana . 2011 . “ ‘Todos somos