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Title Astronaut families and parachute children : the cycle of migration between Hong Kong and Australia / Rogelia Pe-Pua ... [and others].

Published Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  304.89405125 ASTR    DUE 19-10-19
 UniM Bail  304.89405125 ASTR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 77 pages ; 25 cm
Notes "Bureau of Immigration, Multicultural and Population Research" 9601376.
Includes tables.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 74-77.
Summary Examines immigration from Hong Kong to Australia in which one or more members of an immigrant family returns to Hong Kong for work or business purposes.The returnees are known as 'astronauts' and the children left are known as 'parachute children'. The study uses relevant statistics and interviews with sixty families in Sydney.
Other author Pua, Rogelia Pe-
Australia. Bureau of Immigration, Multicultural, and Population Research.
Subject Chinese -- Australia.
Return migration -- Australia.
Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.
Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Hong Kong (China) -- Emigration and immigration.
Hong Kong (China) -- Emigration and immigration -- Statistics.
ISBN 0644459018