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By Aija Lulle, Russell King

This publication explores how the true stipulations and subjective conceptions of getting old and overall healthiness are remodeled whilst humans circulate from one kingdom to a different. targeting growing older woman migrants from Latvia within the united kingdom and different ecu nations, this booklet is predicated on fifty life-history interviews with girls elderly 40s-60s. Empirical chapters be aware of practical wellbeing and fitness in migration, including entry to the industrial citizenship of labor, source of revenue, pensions, and lodging, and on psychosocial overall healthiness, and explores Latvian women’s stories of intimate citizenship in migration. furthermore, the authors’ study demanding situations the trope of vulnerability which usually surrounds the framing of older migrants’ lives. The study’s findings provide policy-makers insights into the realities of ageing operating migrants and advocates for a extra inclusive transnational citizenship, greater operating stipulations, and ongoing care preparations for older migrants post-retirement, both in another country or again home.

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Yet, for some, like for ageing women, these are dominantly perceived as not proper practices: love relationships should be left for younger women (Jurkane-Hobein 2015). Sheller (2012: 23) asks us to look at the widest sense of freedom also in terms of gender and sexuality and challenge its narrow interpretations. The key aspect of freedom is that of movement—how free people are to move in everyday life and in various places to enact and exercise their personal freedom. Also, embodied freedom is exercised in taking one’s own time—for lust, for rest, for taking care of the body.

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