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Flexible citizenship : the cultural logics of transnationality

Author: Aihwa Ong
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1999.
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Are nation-states being transformed by globalisation into a single globalised economy? Do global cultural forces herald a postnational millennium? Tying ethnography to structural analysis, this title  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ong, Aihwa.
Flexible citizenship.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)645832629
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aihwa Ong
ISBN: 0822322501 9780822322504 0822322692 9780822322696
OCLC Number: 39538933
Description: ix, 322 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Flexible Citizenship: The Cultural Logics of Transnationality --
Part 1: Emerging Modernities --
The Geopolitics of Cultural Knowledge --
A "Momentary Glow of Fraternity" --
Part 2: Regimes and Strategies --
Fengshui and the Limits to Cultural Accumulation --
The Pacific Shuttle: Family, Citizenship, and Capital Circuits --
Part 3: Translocal Publics --
The Family Romance of Mandarin Capital --
"A Better Tomorrow"?: The Struggle for Global Visibility --
Part 4: Global Futures --
Saying No to the West: Liberal Reasoning in Asia --
Zones of New Sovereignty --
Afterword: An Anthropology of Transnationality.
Responsibility: Aihwa Ong.
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"Flexible Citizenship exemplifies the anthropological imagination at its best. In it Ong offers an analysis of states and citizenship regimes in Asia that is remarkable in its theoretical and Read more...

 
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