Chinese Identities, Ethnicity And Cosmopolitanism

Chinese Identities, Ethnicity And Cosmopolitanism

by Kwok Bun Chan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415369290

ISBN-13: 9780415369299

Pub. Date: 08/31/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Drawing upon wide-ranging case study material, the book explores the ever-changing personal and cultural identity of Chinese migrants and the diverse cosmopolitan communities they create. The various models of newly-forged communities are examined with the added dimension of personal identity and the individual's place in society.

With particular emphasis on the

Overview

Drawing upon wide-ranging case study material, the book explores the ever-changing personal and cultural identity of Chinese migrants and the diverse cosmopolitan communities they create. The various models of newly-forged communities are examined with the added dimension of personal identity and the individual's place in society.

With particular emphasis on the changing face of Chinese ethnicity in a range of established places of convergence, Chan draws on extensive experience and knowledge in the field to bring the reader a fresh, fascinating and ultimately very human analysis of migration, culture, identity and the self.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415369299
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Series:
Chinese Worlds Series
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: When Strangers Meet 1. Rethinking Assimilation and Chinese Ethnicity in Thailand 2. Civic Identity and Chinese Ethnicity in a Market Town in Thailand 3. The Migrant Family Drama of Mainland Chinese Immigrants in Singapore 4. The Ethnicity Paradox of Hong Kong Immigrants in Singapore 5. One Face, Many Masks: The Singularity and Plurality of Chinese Identity in Singapore 6. Migration, Dispersal, and the Chinese Cosmopolitan 7. Epilogue: Inner Hybridity in the City

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