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Author Salaff, Janet W.

Title Hong Kong movers and stayers : narratives of family migration / Janet W. Salaff, Siu-lun Wong, and Arent Greve.

Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2010]
©2010

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 UniM Bail  304.8095125 SALA    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 259 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Studies of world migrations.
Studies of world migrations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Institutional theory and family migration -- 2. Hong Kong's institutional background -- 3. The Luk family : exit and return of emigrant planners -- 4. The Chou and Leung families : immigrant entrepreneurs -- 5. Francis Kwong : the professional's dilemma -- 6. The Gung family : Hong Kong locals -- 7. The Ongs : a nonemigrant trading family -- 8. Brian Wan : the extended family emigrates -- 9. The Szeto family : nowhere to run -- 10. The Hung family : canceled migration dreams -- 11. The Chia brothers : constructing Hong Kong as the place to be -- 12. Conclusion : movers and stayers.
Other author Wong, Siu-lun.
Greve, Arent.
Subject Families -- China -- Hong Kong.
Chinese -- Migrations.
Immigrants -- Family relationships -- China -- Hong Kong.
Immigrants -- China -- Hong Kong -- Biography.
Hong Kong (China) -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Hong Kong (China) -- Social conditions.
Hong Kong (China) -- Biography.
ISBN 9780252035180 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252077043 (paper : alk. paper)