‘It’s a Limited Kind of Happiness': Barriers to Achieving Human Well-being among Peruvian Migrants in London and Madrid
Wright, K. 2010. ‘It’s a Limited Kind of Happiness': Barriers to Achieving Human Well-being among Peruvian Migrants in London and Madrid. Bulletin of Latin American Research. 29 (3), pp. 367-383.
This article examines migrants' self‐reported experiences via application of human well‐being approaches to deepen exploration of the barriers that migrants themselves identify in achieving their goals and getting their needs met. A focus on the construction of human well‐being can potentially provide a more holistic approach to debates on international migration. Discussions have focused on labour market integration, paying less emphasis to migrants as social agents and the psychosocial elements that they consider important for achieving human well‐being. This article applies human well‐being approaches to assess the barriers that Peruvian migrants identify in the contexts of London and Madrid.
|Journal||Bulletin of Latin American Research|
|Journal citation||29 (3), pp. 367-383|
|Publisher||Wiley for Society for Latin American Studies|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1111/j.1470-9856.2010.00412.x|
|Web address (URL)||https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1470-9856.2010.00412.x|
|Online||02 Jun 2010|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||17 Oct 2018|
|Copyright information||© 2010 Society for Latin American Studies|
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