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Distant Husbands, Masculine Helpers: Men, Masculinity, and Sexuality in the Family Strategy of Flexible Citizenship

Tingyu Kang

in The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Flexible citizenship is an increasingly popular transnational arrangement among middle to upper class Chinese families. The residential arrangements associated with this family strategy often involve ... More


United Arab Emirates: Partial Belonging and Temporary Visas

Cawo M. Abdi

in Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697380
eISBN:
9781452952376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697380.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter Two explores how Somali migrants’ religious and ethnic affinity with the Emirati population allows them to strategically enact their ‘Arab’ and Muslim identify and do not experience any ... More


Surfing with the Surreal in Tsui Hark's Wave:: Collage Practice, Diasporic Hybrid Texts, and Flexible Citizenship

Tan See-Kam

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that the accentuated differences or different accents evident in Tsui Hark's early films have correlates with Hamid Naficy's notion of “accented cinema” made by diasporic and ... More


Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity

Cawo M. Abdi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697380
eISBN:
9781452952376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697380.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The focus of this book is the factors—local and global, factual and fictional, political and historical—that shape Somali migration experiences in consequential ways. Comparing Somali settlement in ... More


Introduction: Buddhism and Monastic Education, within and across Borders in the New Millennium

Thomas A. Borchert

in Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866488
eISBN:
9780824875657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866488.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Buddhism at three level; state enables and constrains, articulates need to focus on monastic education to understand how Buddhism works and the relevance for Sipsongpannā as a place for this, the ... More


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