Social inclusion and sustainable livelihood trajectories of portuguese immigrants in Curaçao: From contracted oil-workers through agro-commercial entrepreneurship to business elite

J.G.M. de Bruijn, C.P. do Rego

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Abstract

This books aims to further develop theory and practice on people-centred development, in particular on the livelihood approach. It focuses on four contemporary thematic areas, where progress has been booked but also contestation is still apparent: power relations, power struggles and underlying structures; livelihood trajectories and livelihood pathways: house, home and homeland in the context of violence; and mobility and immobility. Contemporary livelihood studies aim to contribute to the understanding of poor people’s lives with the ambition to enhance their livelihoods. Nowadays livelihood studies work from an holistic perspective on how the poor organize their livelihoods, in order to understand their social exclusion and to contribute to interventions and policies that intend to countervail that. Contributors are: Clare Collingwood Esland, Ine Cottyn, Jeanne de Bruijn, Leo de Haan, Charles do Rego, Benjamin Etzold, Urs Geiser, Jan Willem le Grand, Griet Steel, Paul van Lindert, Annelies Zoomers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLivelihoods and Development New Perspectives
EditorsLeo de Haan
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherKoninklijke Brill NV
Chapter4
Pages69–94
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)978-90-04-34718-2
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jun 2017

Keywords

  • Migration, Livelyhood, oil-workers, Portuguese migrants

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