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Approaching transnationalisms : studies on transnational societies, multicultural contacts, and imaginings of home

Author: Brenda S A Yeoh; Michael W Charney; Chee Kiong Tong
Publisher: Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The term 'transnationalism' has gained considerable academic and popular currency despite a lack of clear definitions, in part because its overall form changes as its influence incorporates additional spheres of daily life on a variety of scales and contexts. The purpose of this volume is to bring together different perspectives on this phenomenon, using case studies that represent some of the most current thinking
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda S A Yeoh; Michael W Charney; Chee Kiong Tong
ISBN: 1402074476 9781402074479
OCLC Number: 52160179
Description: xxiv, 392 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Approaching Transnationalisms / Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Karen P.Y. Lai, Michael W. Charney and Tong Chee Kiong --
2. Transnationalism and Citizenship / Michael Peter Smith --
3. The Role of New Arrivals in Hong Kong's Economic Imaginary: Restructuring Migration Policies in the Context of Global Competition for Highly Skilled Workers / Alan Smart --
4. Ethnic Entrepreneurship, Social Networks, and the Enclave / Janet Salaff, Arent Greve, Wong Siu-Lun and Lynn Xu Li Ping --
5. Change Management and Consultants: New Challenges for Small Entrepreneurs in Singapore / Lena Kay and Thomas Menkhoff.
Responsibility: edited by Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Michael W. Charney, Tong Chee Kiong.
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