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Destination China Immigration to China in the Post-Reform Era / edited by Angela Lehmann, Pauline Leonard.

Lehmann, Angela. (editor.)
Leonard, Pauline. (editor.)
SpringerLink (Online service) 
ISBN 9781137544339
Publicerad: 2019
Publicerad: New York : Palgrave Macmillan US : 2019.
Engelska XIII, 238 p.
  • E-bok
Innehållsförteckning Sammanfattning Ämnesord
  • 1. International Migrants in China: Civility, Contradiction and Confusion.-Part I Getting In and Getting On: Negotiating Bureaucracy and Immigration Restrictions -- 2. Marriage Immigration and Illegality in China’s Ethnic Borders -- 3. Residence Registration in China’s Immigration Control: Africans in Guangzhou.-Part II New Country, New Beginning? Constructing New Identities and Social Positions -- 4. Educational Desire and Pursuit of a Transnational Badge among South Korean Middle-class Parents in Beijing -- 5. From Expatriates to New Cosmopolitans? Female Transnational Professionals in Hong Kong -- Part III A Land of Opportunity? Working as a Foreigner in Post-reform China -- 6. Japanese Labour Migration to China and IT Service Outsourcing: The Case of Dalian -- 7. “Devils” or ��Superstars”? Making English Language Teachers in China -- Part IV Making Urban Spaces: Entrepreneurialism, Multiculturalism, and Cosmopolitanism -- 8. Culinary Globalization from Above and Below: Culinary Migrants in Urban Place Making in Shanghai -- 9. Creating and Managing an International Community: Immigration, Integration, and Governance in a Mainland Chinese City.
  • This book is a compelling account of China’s response to the increasing numbers of ‘foreigners’ in its midst, revealing a contradictory picture of welcoming civility, security anxiety and policy confusion. Over the last forty years, China’s position within the global migration order has been undergoing a remarkable shift. From being a nation most notable for the numbers of its emigrants, China has increasingly become a destination for immigrants from all points of the globe. What attracts international migrants to China and how are they received once they arrive? This timely volume explores this question in depth. Focusing on such diverse migrant communities as African traders in Guangzhou, Japanese call center workers in Dalian, migrant restaurateurs in Shanghai, marriage migrants on the Vietnamese borderlands, South Korean parents in Beijing, Europeans in Xiamen and Western professionals in Hong Kong, as well as the booming expansion of British and North American English language teachers across the nation, the accounts offered here reveal in intimate detail the motivations, experiences, and aspirations of the diversity of international migrants in China. . 


Political science.  (LCSH)
Emigration and immigration.  (LCSH)
Asia  -- Politics and government. (LCSH)
Political Science and International Relations. 
Asian Politics. 


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