By Lars Meier

The migration of execs is extensively noticeable as a paradigmatic illustration and a driving force of globalization. the worldwide elite of hugely certified migrants—managers and scientists, for example—are partially outlined by way of their lives’ mobility. yet their daily lives are dependent and ensue in particular towns. The participants of this ebook research the relevance of locality for a cellular team and supply a brand new point of view on migrant pros by way of contemplating the relevance of social identities for neighborhood encounters in socially unequal towns. individuals discover moving identities, senses of belonging, and spatial and social inequalities and encounters among migrant pros and ‘Others’ in the towns. those qualitative reviews widen the knowledge of the significance of neighborhood elements for the social identities of these who're in lots of elements extra privileged than others.

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