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Transnational Lives in China

Expatriates in a Globalizing City

Palgrave Macmillan

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Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Introduction

      • Angela Lehmann
      Pages 1-14
  3. Vulnerabilities of Global Mobility

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15
    2. Anxiety and Individualism

      • Angela Lehmann
      Pages 17-43
    3. Ecstasy and Freedom

      • Angela Lehmann
      Pages 44-63
    4. Fear and Difference

      • Angela Lehmann
      Pages 64-81
  4. Power and Community

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83
    2. Division

      • Angela Lehmann
      Pages 85-110
    3. Gender and Race

      • Angela Lehmann
      Pages 111-133
    4. Home

      • Angela Lehmann
      Pages 134-152
    5. Conclusion

      • Angela Lehmann
      Pages 153-157
  5. Back Matter

    Pages 158-171

About this book

Increasing numbers of people from Western nations are leaving home to work within the developing economies of Asia. Here, Angela Lehmann explores a second-tier city in China and uses sociological theory to understand the impact of global mobility on identity, community and belonging.

Keywords

  • belonging
  • community
  • gender
  • identity
  • mobility
  • Nation
  • sociological theory
  • sociology
  • Transnational
  • work

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiamen University, China

    Angela Lehmann

About the author

Angela Lehmann is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Xiamen University, China.

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USD 79.99
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  • ISBN: 978-1-137-31915-9
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  • Own it forever
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Softcover Book
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Hardcover Book
USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)