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Author Salaff, Janet W
Title Hong Kong movers and stayers : narratives of family migration / Janet W. Salaff, Siu-lun Wong, and Arent Greve
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2010
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 CAPAS Library  JV8758 .S25 2010    AVAILABLE    30620020112487
 人文社會聯圖  JV8758 .S25 2010    AVAILABLE    30610020337150
Descript viii, 259 p. ; 24 cm
Series Studies of world migrations
Studies of world migrations
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-255) and index
Institutional theory and family migration -- Hong Kong's institutional background -- pt. 1. Cosmopolitan emigrants -- The Luk family : exit and return of emigrant planners -- The Chou and Leung families : immigrant entrepreneurs -- Francis Kwong : the professional's dilemma -- pt. 2. The rooted : ties to Hong Kong deter migration -- The Gung family : Hong Kong locals -- The Ongs : a nonemigrant trading family -- Brian Wan : the extended family emigrates -- pt. 3. Working class families : unlikely emigrants -- The Szeto family : nowhere to run -- The Hung family : cancelled migration dreams -- The Chia brothers : constructing Hong Kong as the place to be -- Conclusion: Movers and stayers
Subject Hong Kong (China) -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects
Hong Kong (China) -- Social conditions
Families -- China -- Hong Kong
Chinese -- Migrations
Immigrants -- China -- Hong Kong -- Family relationships
Immigrants -- China -- Hong Kong -- Biography
Hong Kong (China) -- Biography
Alt Author Wong, Siu-lun
Greve, Arent
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