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Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Nan M. Sussman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The global trend for immigrants to return home has unique relevance for Hong Kong. This work of cross-cultural psychology explores many personal stories of return migration. The author captures in ... More


Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Julia H. Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752555
eISBN:
9780814752579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752555.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Why do black characters appear so frequently in Asian American literary works and Asian characters in African American literary works in the early twentieth century? This book attempts to answer this ... More


Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

Beng Huat Chua

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888139033
eISBN:
9789882209121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139033.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The emergence of East Asian Pop Culture as an integrated regional media cultural economy is a result of the penetration of Japanese and Korean pop cultures into the historically well established ... More


Confucius and Socrates: Ancient philosophies, migration, and cultural identity

Nan M. Sussman

in Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks to the past to Chinese philosophy, religion, and history to help in understanding the unique Hong Kong response to remigration and identity. It notes that the teachings of ... More


Conclusion: From Lineage to Transnational Chinese Network

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter explores the possible future directions for Chinese overseas communities and the process of the maintenance and change of their identities. In their quest for cultural ... More


Discourse and Cultural Identity: Towards a Global Identity for Hong Kong

Anthony Fung

in Discourses of Cultural China in the Globalizing Age

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099128
eISBN:
9789882206847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099128.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how various social and political forces have shaped and negotiated the hybridized postcolonial identity in Hong Kong and shows how global values are embedded in the local ... More


Rewriting Genealogy and Reclaiming One’s Cultural Roots

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the rewriting of the genealogy and how, through the genealogy, the Mainland and Chinese overseas reclaimed their social identities and re-established their lineage links. ... More


A short history of two hundred years of Hong Kong migration and identity

Nan M. Sussman

in Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the origins of the Hong Kong identity, starting with the indigenous inhabitants from southern China, and continuing through the nineteenth-century imposition of British ... More


Subtractive identity

Nan M. Sussman

in Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter describes the remigrant experience through an examination of the subtractive identity profile. The Cultural Identity Model suggests that one common response to cultural transition is ... More


The Racial Mundane: Asian American Performance and the Embodied Everyday

Ju Yon Kim

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897896
eISBN:
9781479837519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897896.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Across the twentieth century, national controversies involving Asian Americans have drawn attention to such seemingly unremarkable activities as eating rice, greeting customers, and studying for ... More


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