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Author Sun, Ken Chih-Yan, author
Title Time and migration : how long-term Taiwanese migrants negotiate later life / Ken Chih-Yan Sun
Imprint Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2021
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 人文社會聯圖  E184.T35 S86 2021    DUE 04-12-23    30610020651865
 Ethnology Library  E184.T35 S86 2021    AVAILABLE    30520020903994
Descript xvii, 239 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-231) and index
How time complicates migratory experiences -- Emigrating, staying, and returning -- Reconfiguring intergenerational reciprocity -- Remaking conjugality -- Doing grandparenthood -- Navigating networks of support -- Articulating logics of social rights -- Rethinking time, migration, and aging
"Based on 115 interviews with elderly Taiwanese immigrants who have resided in the US from 30 to 50 years, Ken Sun asks in Time and Migration how the interplay between migration and time shapes the ways aging migrant populations reassess and reconstruct relationships with their children, spouses, grandchildren, community members, and home as well as host societies"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Taiwanese -- United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Older Asian Americans -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Older immigrants -- Family relationships
Generations -- Social aspects
Old age -- Social aspects
Taiwan -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects
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