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1. Tofig, Shireen. Migrant Ridesharing Drivers in San Francisco: A Case of Blocked Mobility?.

Degree: MAIS, International Studies, 2017, University of San Francisco

Migrants have long turned to self-employment in host country labor markets due to not only racial and ethnic prejudices, but also issues of local language proficiency and lack of recognition of the academic degree from the sending country. The taxi industry, one particular occupational niche dominated by migrants, has long been studied by scholars. However, the industry has evolved into a newer and understudied form of transportation: ridesharing. This study argues that in the case of the ridesharing industry, drivers did indeed turn to the occupation because of factors such as insufficient English language level and foreign academic degrees, but also age and personal family matters. Participants were attracted to the ridesharing industry in large part because of the flexibility and level of compensation provided. As a whole, participants saw ridesharing as the best option available to them in an otherwise unsuitable labor market. Advisors/Committee Members: Dr. Lindsay Gifford.

Subjects/Keywords: migrant; mobility; labor; ridesharing; labor market; occupational niche; International and Area Studies

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APA (6th Edition):

Tofig, S. (2017). Migrant Ridesharing Drivers in San Francisco: A Case of Blocked Mobility?. (Thesis). University of San Francisco. Retrieved from https://repository.usfca.edu/thes/258

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Tofig, Shireen. “Migrant Ridesharing Drivers in San Francisco: A Case of Blocked Mobility?.” 2017. Thesis, University of San Francisco. Accessed June 20, 2018. https://repository.usfca.edu/thes/258.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Tofig, Shireen. “Migrant Ridesharing Drivers in San Francisco: A Case of Blocked Mobility?.” 2017. Web. 20 Jun 2018.

Vancouver:

Tofig S. Migrant Ridesharing Drivers in San Francisco: A Case of Blocked Mobility?. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of San Francisco; 2017. [cited 2018 Jun 20]. Available from: https://repository.usfca.edu/thes/258.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Tofig S. Migrant Ridesharing Drivers in San Francisco: A Case of Blocked Mobility?. [Thesis]. University of San Francisco; 2017. Available from: https://repository.usfca.edu/thes/258

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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