Book review of "At home in the Chinese diaspora: memories, identities and belongings" edited by Kuah-Pearce Khun Eng and Andrew P. Davidson, Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK

Li, Wendy Wen, and Groot, Shiloh (2010) Book review of "At home in the Chinese diaspora: memories, identities and belongings" edited by Kuah-Pearce Khun Eng and Andrew P. Davidson, Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK. Journal of Chinese Overseas, 6 (1). pp. 145-147.

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Abstract

[Extract] The collection of international research titled "At Home in the Chinese Diaspora: Memories, Identities and Belongings" explores individual and collective memory and the role this plays in identity (re)construction through the lived experiences of Chinese migrants. This book pays particular attention to the local and transnational challenges Chinese migrants face in their everyday lives, how memories are reconstructed, how identity anxieties and conflicts arise, the ways in which social and cultural capital is maintained and built upon, and the impact this has on individuals and communities.

Item ID: 18427
Item Type: Article (Book Review)
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ISSN: 1793-2548
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2011 02:21
FoR Codes: 17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170113 Social and Community Psychology @ 50%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1608 Sociology > 160803 Race and Ethnic Relations @ 50%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding > 959999 Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920503 Health Related to Specific Ethnic Groups @ 50%
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