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Peruvian Lives across Borders: Power, Exclusion, and Home

M. Cristina Alcalde


Peruvian Lives across Borders focuses on the transnational lives of middle and upper-class transnational Peruvians. Among the Peruvians whose migration trajectories this book examines, return as a possibility, impossibility, or reality looms large. The lens of return provides one way to understand what transnational Peruvians desire, reject, or feel ambivalent about in constructions of home and Peruvianness. Employing return as a critical lens and through an intersectional approach, the book presents an intentional departure from the more prevalent focus on international labor migrants from lo ... More

Keywords: transnational lives, privilege, home, exclusion, Peru, Gender, Racialization, middle-class, return migration, multi-sited research

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780252041846
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252041846.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

M. Cristina Alcalde, author
University of Kentucky