Chinese migrants abroad : cultural, educational, and social dimensions of the Chinese diaspora / editors Michael W. Charney, Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Tong Chee Kiong.

Fast-paced economic growth in Southeast Asia from the late 1960s until the mid-1990s brought increased attention to the overseas Chinese as an economically successful diaspora and their role in this economic growth. Events that followed, such as the transfer of Hong Kong and Macau to the People'...

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Other Authors: Charney, Michael W., Yeoh, Brenda S. A., Tong, Chee Kiong
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Singapore : River Edge, N.J. : Singapore University Press ; World Scientific, 2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • Five Southeast Asian Chinese empire-builders : commonalities and differences / Jamie Mackie
  • Providers, protectors, guardians : migration and reconstruction of masculinities / Ray Hibbins
  • Tasting the night : food, ethnic transaction, and the pleasure of Chineseness in Malaysia / Yao Souchou
  • Multiple identities among the returned overseas Chinese in Hong Kong / James Chin Kong
  • Chinese education and changing national and cultural identity among overseas Chinese in modern Japan : a study of Chûka dôbon Gakkô [Tongwen Chinese School] in Kobe / Benjamin Ng Wai-ming
  • Chinese education in prewar Singapore : a preliminary analysis of factors affecting the development of Chinese vernacular schools / Wee Tong Bao
  • Hokkien immigrant society and modern Chinese education in British Malaya / Yen Ching-Hwang
  • Search for modernity : the Chinese in Sabah and English education / Danny Wong Tze-Ken
  • Language, education, and occupational attainment of foreign-trained Chinese and Polish professional immigrants in Toronto, Canada / Li Zong
  • Career and family factors in intention for permanent settlement in Australia / Siew-Ean Khoo & Anita Mak
  • No longer migrants : southern New Zealand Chinese in the twentieth century / Niti Pawakapan
  • Singapore Chinese society in transition : reflections on the cultural implications of modern education / Lee Guan Kin.