Living Intersections: Transnational Migrant Identifications in Asia


ISBN: 978-94-007-2965-0 (Print) 978-94-007-2966-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-16

    Theorizing and Proving Intersectionality in Transnational Contexts

  3. Explaining Mobility and Inequality

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

    2. Chapter

      Pages 19-35

      A Returnee’s Hybridity: Its Upside and Downside

    3. Chapter

      Pages 37-51

      Theorizing Immigrant Family Adaptation, Maladaptation, and Poverty: New Arrivals in Hong Kong from Mainland China

    4. Chapter

      Pages 53-70

      Class, Migration, and Identity in a Philippine Village

  4. Nation States, Social Networks, and Emotional Spaces

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

    2. Chapter

      Pages 73-99

      Social Strain and the Adaptive Behavior of Hong Kong Return Migrants

    3. Chapter

      Pages 101-122

      The Role of the State in Transnational Migrant Identity Formation: A “Uniquely Singapore” Experience?

  5. Transnational Positions and Cultural Capital

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

    2. Chapter

      Pages 125-147

      Chinese-Singaporean Repeat Migrant Women: Transnational Positions and Social Inequalities

    3. Chapter

      Pages 149-166

      Transnational Motherhood in the Making of Global Kids: South Korean Educational Migrants in Singapore

    4. Chapter

      Pages 167-190

      Becoming New Overseas Chinese: Transnational Practices and Identity Construction Among the Chinese Migrants in Japan

  6. Locating Transnational Identifications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

    2. Chapter

      Pages 193-211

      Identifying the Periphery: Challenging Citizenship, Nationality, and Identity on the Ogasawara Islands

    3. Chapter

      Pages 213-234

      Brokers of Nostalgia: Shan Migrant Public Spheres in Chiang Mai, Thailand

    4. Chapter

      Pages 235-257

      Identities and Decentered Transnational Linkages: Return Migrants in Hong Kong

    5. Chapter

      Pages 259-271

      Living in the Intersections of Cultures, Societies, Emotions, Politics, and Economies: Deterritorializing Culture

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 273-279