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The Diaspora Goes to War: Human Capital and China’s Defense

Meredith Oyen

in The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700149
eISBN:
9781501701474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700149.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the roots of the Chinese Nationalists' faith in their diaspora as a major component of any political or military victory, with particular emphasis on how Chinese officials sought ... More


Chinese Migrants as Cold Warriors: Immigration and Deportation in the 1950s

Meredith Oyen

in The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700149
eISBN:
9781501701474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700149.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Chinese immigration to the United States during the 1950s as well as the dilemma of deportation in the context of closed borders to explain how the Cold War made it necessary ... More


A Fight on All Fronts: The Chinese Civil War, Restored Migration, and Emigration as National Policy

Meredith Oyen

in The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700149
eISBN:
9781501701474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700149.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the reopening of transportation leading to repatriation and new migration during the Chinese civil war. China endured four years of civil war on the heels of its eight-year ... More


Crossing the Bamboo Curtain: Using Refugee Policy to Support Free China

Meredith Oyen

in The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700149
eISBN:
9781501701474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700149.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how refugee policy was used by Hong Kong, the People's Republic of China (PRC), Nationalist China, and the United States to subject Chinese migrants to national security and ... More


Introduction: Mobile Bodies, Mobile Technologies, and Immobile Mobility

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter briefly discusses mobility—one physical and one virtual—in the lives of young rural-to-urban migrant women in China. It provides an ethnographic exploration of the cultural, ... More


From Global to Local: Chinese Migration Networks into the Americas

in Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter traces the reliance on diasporic networks and local structures that linked Chinese migrants from imperial worlds to national worlds. Existing networks tied Chinese migrants to each other ... More


Introduction: The Floating Population and Foreign Policy

Meredith Oyen

in The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700149
eISBN:
9781501701474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700149.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the interconnections among human migration, foreign policy, and national security by focusing on U.S.-China relations during the Cold War. It discusses the role played by ... More


Myriad Patbways and Common Bonds

in Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how Chinese in southern Arizona dealt with the reinscription of nativism. Whereas mestizaje and Sinophobia shaped the Mexican nationalist imagery in opposition to Sonoran ... More


Of Kith and Kin: Chinese and Mexican Relationships in Everyday Meaning

in Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines personal and economic ties between Chinese and Mexican fronterizos that afforded Chinese newcomers a home abroad. Everyday bonds among fronterizos and the relationships those ... More


Standing in Her Shoes: U.S. Asylum Policy for Chinese Opposing Population Control

Sara L. McKinnon

in Gendered Asylum: Race and Violence in U.S. Law and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040450
eISBN:
9780252098888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040450.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the gender concept's institutional life as a racializing and universalizing force in an examination of the cases made by Chinese migrants on the basis of forced abortion and ... More


Introduction: Nations, Borders, and History

in Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose: to tell the stories of Chinese immigration through the U.S.–Mexico borderlands. Following the passage in 1882 of the Chinese Exclusion Act, ... More


Social Exclusion and Criminal Victimization: Migrant Workers’ Risks of Driving Motorcycle Taxis in Urban China

Jianhua Xu (ed.)

in Crime and the Chinese Dream

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888208661
eISBN:
9789888455119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208661.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Jianhua Xu examines the risk and criminal victimization of a group of rural-to-urban migrant workers, namely motorcycle taxi drivers, and their coping tactics in a midsize city in Southern China. It ... More


Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Grace Delgado

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the Chinese diaspora in the U.S.–Mexico borderlands. It presents a fresh perspective on immigration, nationalism, and racism through the experiences of Chinese migrants in the ... More


Por la Patria y por la Raza (For the Fatherland and for the Race): Sinophobia and the Rise of Postrevolutionary Mexican Nationalism

in Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the dimensions of postrevolutionary Mexican nationalism and the expulsion of Sonora Chinese. In legal and extralegal maneuverings at the local and federal levels, anti-Chinese ... More


The Chinese and Opium Consumption in Cuba

Eduardo Sáenz Rovner

in The Cuban Connection: Drug Trafficking, Smuggling, and Gambling in Cuba from the 1920s to the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831755
eISBN:
9781469605722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888582_saenz_rovner.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the use of Opium and how its use expanded into other parts of the world, including Cuba, as the number of Chinese migrants grew to massive numbers. Opium had been used in ... More


Tight Knit: Global Families and the Social Life of Fast Fashion

Elizabeth L. Krause

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557915
eISBN:
9780226558103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558103.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

The coveted “Made in Italy” label calls to mind visions of nimble-fingered Italian tailors lovingly sewing elegant, high-end clothing. The phrase evokes a sense of authenticity, heritage, and rustic ... More


Epilogue

in Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This Epilogue ponders the use of state power in the U.S.–Mexico borderlands after 1931, and the manner in and degree to which cross-border interaction persisted even as the American state limited ... More


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