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Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes, and Journeys

Caroline Knowles and Douglas Harper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226448565
eISBN:
9780226448589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448589.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In 1997 the United Kingdom returned control of Hong Kong to China, ending the city's status as one of the last remnants of the British Empire and initiating a new phase for it as both a modern city ... More


Introduction

Benson Michaela

in The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter notes that, as many actors in the contemporary world, the migrants remain in a constant state of movement and change; they perform a variety of identities on a daily basis, their tastes ... More


The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Michaela Caroline Benson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This is a study of how lifestyle choices intersect with migration, and how this relationship frames and shapes post-migration lives. It presents a conceptual framework for understanding ... More


Making New Lives

Caroline Knowles and Douglas Harper

in Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes, and Journeys

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226448565
eISBN:
9780226448589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448589.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on migration to Hong Kong and beginning a new life. It describes the Trent family, Peter and Mary, and their two children who arrived in Hong Kong from the Midlands, Britain, to ... More


Old China Hands

Caroline Knowles and Douglas Harper

in Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes, and Journeys

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226448565
eISBN:
9780226448589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448589.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes British migrants John and Lyn staying in the island of Lamma, who are experienced migrants in the region. They are long-term residents, without plans to move on, who think of ... More


Endings and Beginnings

Caroline Knowles and Douglas Harper

in Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes, and Journeys

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226448565
eISBN:
9780226448589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448589.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores repatriated British migrants and the effect of their migrant lives in the context of an English village. It discusses how they play locally and the difference they make. Closer ... More


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