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Mediating the global : expatria's forms and consequences in Kathmandu

Author: Heather Hindman
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2013
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Mediating the global.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2013025716
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Hindman
ISBN: 9780804786515 0804786518 9780804788557 0804788553
OCLC Number: 900462414
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 277 p.) illustrations, map
Contents: Introduction : expatria in Nepal --
Conjunctures of mediations : the historical logics of expatriate Nepal --
Families that fail : the mechanisms and labor of productivity --
Market basket economics : the practice of paperwork and shopping like an expatriate --
The protean expatriate : flexibility and the modern worker --
Saving business from culture : cross-cultural training and multicultural performances --
Living in expatria : institutions and the mobile community --
Conclusion : Kathmandu's twenty-first-century expatria
Responsibility: Heather Hindman

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"In Mediating the Global, Heather Hindman provides a glimpse into a subject rarely covered in anthropology-elite transnational laborers, 'expatria,' moving from the Global North to the Global South . Read more...

 
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