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Author Liu, Shuang, 1959- author
Title Chinese migrants ageing in a foreign land : home beyond culture / Shuang Liu
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020
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Descript x, 111 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"This book advances a new understanding of acculturation processes for older migrants, drawing on empirical data from migrants of Chinese heritage in Australia. It challenges the traditional models of acculturation, questions the conventional notion of integration and analyses the fluid nature of cultural identities. Drawing on insights from environmental gerontology, intercultural communication and acculturation theories, it conceptualizes ageing in a foreign land as a home-building process, highlighting the collective contributions of individual, community, social, cultural, technological and environmental factors to older migrants' well-being. A consideration of what it means to age 'in place' for those whose home is not necessarily attached to one place and one culture, this volume will appeal to social scientists with interests in ageing, gerontology, migration and diaspora, as well as those working in the fields of aged care policy"-- Provided by publisher
Link Online version: Liu, Shuang, 1959- Chinese migrants ageing in a foreign land Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020. 9780429266324 (DLC) 2019024435
Subject Older immigrants -- Australia -- Social condtions
Chinese -- Australia -- Social conditions
Chinese -- Cultural assimilation -- Australia
Group identity -- Australia
Ageing -- Social aspects -- Australia
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