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Asian Cities, Migrant Labor and Contested Spaces.

Author: Tai-Chee Wong; Jonathan Rigg
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2010.
Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how migration plays a central role in the renewing and reworking of urban spaces in the cities of Asia. This book reflects on the impact and significance of migration with a focus on the contested spaces that emerge in urban contexts and the economic, social, religious and cultural domains with which they intersect.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wong, Tai-Chee.
Asian Cities, Migrant Labor and Contested Spaces.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tai-Chee Wong; Jonathan Rigg
ISBN: 9780203844953 0203844955
OCLC Number: 664551704
Description: 1 online resource (312 pages).
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Maps; Tables; Contributors; Part I: Contemporary urban migration and a theoretical approach; 1 Contestation and exclusion in Asian urban spaces: Under the impact of globalization: an introduction; 2 International and intranational migrations: Human mobility in Pacific Asian cities in the globalization age; Part II: The international migration dimension in Asian cities; 3 The migrant as a nexus of social relations: An empirical analysis; 4 Post-industrialism and residencing 'new immigration' in Singapore. 5 Integrative rhetoric and exclusionary realities in Bangladesh-Malaysia migration policies: Discourse on networks and development6 Labouring for the child: Transnational experiences of Chinese migrant mothers and children in Singapore; 7 Ethnic enclaves in Korean cities: Formation, residential patterns and communal features; 8 Circular migration and its socioeconomic consequences: Economic marginality among Japanese Brazilian migrants in Japan; 9 Migr.
Series Title: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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Explores how migration plays a central role in the renewing and reworking of urban spaces in the cities of Asia. This book reflects on the impact and significance of migration with a focus on the contested spaces that emerge in urban contexts and the economic, social, religious and cultural domains with which they intersect.

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