Mobility, travel and work

‘I’d like to live overseas again’

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Abstract

The post-school pathways of the women in this study were fluid and non-linear. The lives of many interviewees of Generations 2 and 3 featured geographic mobility. Stories of mobility were diverse. In particular, relational, gendered, spatial and temporal influences were part of the journeys of the interviewees. Women moved along pathways from home and back again and in some instances, multiple times. Aspirations for travel, it was suggested by one interviewee, stemmed from volunteering experienced at Catholic schools. Family histories of travel influenced an ambition to travel. Mobility occurred for a range of purposes ranging from exploration of other countries, for purposes of work to fulfilling spiritual endeavours. These global experiences provided valuable employment opportunities and financial security, and were perceived as desirable; at times, becoming part of the lifestyle of interviewees.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEducation, Work and Catholic Life
Subtitle of host publicationStories of Three Generations of Australian Mothers and Daughters
EditorsAnne Keary
Place of PublicationSingapore Singapore
PublisherSpringer
Chapter8
Pages137-150
Number of pages14
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9789811389894
ISBN (Print)9789811389887
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • geographic mobility
  • missionary work
  • travel
  • gap year
  • work
  • Multi-methodological Approach to Research
  • Catholic Schooling in Australia
  • Australian Women's Study and Work Transitions
  • Australian Female Youth Transitions
  • Women's Life Trajectories in Australia
  • Generation and Change
  • Inter-generational Relationships
  • Australian Mother-daughter Relationship
  • Qualitative Longitudinal Research

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Keary, A., & Walsh, L. (2020). Mobility, travel and work: ‘I’d like to live overseas again’. In A. Keary (Ed.), Education, Work and Catholic Life: Stories of Three Generations of Australian Mothers and Daughters (1st ed., pp. 137-150). Singapore Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8989-4_8
Keary, Anne ; Walsh, Lucas. / Mobility, travel and work : ‘I’d like to live overseas again’. Education, Work and Catholic Life: Stories of Three Generations of Australian Mothers and Daughters. editor / Anne Keary. 1st. ed. Singapore Singapore : Springer, 2020. pp. 137-150
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Keary, A & Walsh, L 2020, Mobility, travel and work: ‘I’d like to live overseas again’. in A Keary (ed.), Education, Work and Catholic Life: Stories of Three Generations of Australian Mothers and Daughters. 1st edn, Springer, Singapore Singapore, pp. 137-150. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8989-4_8

Mobility, travel and work : ‘I’d like to live overseas again’. / Keary, Anne; Walsh, Lucas.

Education, Work and Catholic Life: Stories of Three Generations of Australian Mothers and Daughters. ed. / Anne Keary. 1st. ed. Singapore Singapore : Springer, 2020. p. 137-150.

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Keary A, Walsh L. Mobility, travel and work: ‘I’d like to live overseas again’. In Keary A, editor, Education, Work and Catholic Life: Stories of Three Generations of Australian Mothers and Daughters. 1st ed. Singapore Singapore: Springer. 2020. p. 137-150 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8989-4_8