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Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

People of South Asian descent are a large, varied and increasingly visible part of Hong Kong’s population. Most have found ways of prospering despite social and economic obstacles and widespread ... More


Introduction: Who Are the South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong?

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

in Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The chapter introduces the goals of this book, explains the approach adopted and the key questions asked. It defines what an ethnic minority is and gives statistical information to lay background for ... More


A Cultural History of South Asians in Hong Kong

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

in Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter aims to uncover the histories of the settlement of South Asians in Hong Kong. It aims to defy an essentialist notion of “History” (i.e. history with a capital letter “H”) by asserting ... More


South Asian Minorities and the Mainstream Media

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

in Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In this chapter, we probe into the different layers of the problems faced by ethnic minorities living in Hong Kong by discussing the portrayal of South Asians in the mainstream Hong Kong media. ... More


Changing a Culture of Discrimination: A Critical Understanding of Hong Kong’s Anti-racism Law

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

in Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter covers the international human rights framework to address racism and racial discrimination. It highlights the conventionally well-known treaties and international laws and declarations ... More


Education of South Asian Youth: The Case of Delia Memorial School

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

in Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In this chapter, we cover education and schooling for South Asian youth in Hong Kong, as two coterminous but distinct aspects of learning, growth of self-esteem, development in interpersonal ... More


Economic Self-determination: Ethnic Minority Small-business Enterprises

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

in Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at why and how ethnic businesses in Hong Kong have come to reflect a minoritization of ethnic minorities from the mainstream. There has been much research and writing about “ethnic ... More


A Review of Academic and Policy Research on Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

in Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In this chapter late in the book, we turn our attention to the need for more ethnic minority research in Hong Kong. Here, we provide what we consider to be a fairly comprehensive review of the major ... More


Labor of Love, Love of Labor: Debates on Motherhood and Work

Ayako Kano

in Japanese Feminist Debates: A Century of Contention on Sex, Love, and Labor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824855802
eISBN:
9780824872182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855802.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 4 considers debates about women’s labor in modern Japan: It begins with the “motherhood protection” debates in the 1910s involving Yosano Akiko and Hiratsuka Raichō. It continues with the ... More


On Becoming Nora: Transforming The voice and Place of the Sing-Song Girl through Zhou Xuan

Yifen Beus

in Vamping the Stage: Female Voices of Asian Modernities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824869861
eISBN:
9780824875695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869861.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Henrik Ibsen’s work Nora in A Doll’s House was a timely and influential inspiration to Chinese writers particularly in advocating gender equality and it offered a role model for many a Chinese woman ... More


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