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Work, Learning and Transnational Migration: Opportunities, Challenges, and Debates / Edition 1

Work, Learning and Transnational Migration: Opportunities, Challenges, and Debates / Edition 1

by Shibao Guo


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138926172
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/16/2016
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Shibao Guo is Associate Professor in the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada. He specializes in citizenship and immigration, race and ethnic relations, adult and lifelong education, and comparative and international education. He is a former president of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (2009-2011), and currently serves as president of the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association and Co-Editor of Canadian Ethnic Studies.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Shibao Guo

2. The changing face of work and learning in the context of immigration: the Canadian experience Shibao Guo

3. Complicating the entrepreneurial self: professional Chinese immigrant women negotiating occupations in Canada Hongxia Shan

4. The making of the ‘precarious’: examining Indian immigrant IT workers in Canada and their transnational networks with body shops in India Srabani Maitra

5. Becoming transnational: exploring multiple identities of students in a Mandarin-English bilingual programme in Canada Yan Zhang and Yan Guo

6. Language, institutional identity, and integration: lived experiences of ESL teachers in Australia Sepideh Fotovatian

7. Between the nation and the globe: education for global mindedness in Finland Vanessa de Oliveira Andreotti, Gert Biesta, Cash Ahenakew

8. Constructing a theory of individual space: understanding transnational migration through the experience of return Chinese immigrants from Canada in Beijing Yueya Ding

9. ‘Talent circulators’ in Shanghai: return migrants and their strategies for success Yedan Huang and Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

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