Hong Kong movers and stayers : narratives of family migration / Janet W. Salaff, Siu-lun Wong, and Arent Greve.

Author
Salaff, Janet W. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2010.
Description
viii, 259 p. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Studies of world migrations [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Institutional theory and family migration
  • Hong Kong's institutional background
  • pt. 1. Cosmopolitan emigrants
  • The Luk family : exit and return of emigrant planners
  • The Chou and Leung families : immigrant entrepreneurs
  • Francis Kwong : the professional's dilemma
  • pt. 2. The rooted : ties to Hong Kong deter migration
  • The Gung family : Hong Kong locals
  • The Ongs : a nonemigrant trading family
  • Brian Wan : the extended family emigrates
  • pt. 3. Working class families : unlikely emigrants
  • The Szeto family : nowhere to run
  • The Hung family : cancelled migration dreams
  • The Chia brothers : constructing Hong Kong as the place to be
  • Conclusion: Movers and stayers.
ISBN
  • 9780252035180 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0252035186 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780252077043 (paper : alk. paper)
  • 0252077040 (paper : alk. paper)
LCCN
2009027064
OCLC
426065891
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