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Chinese Identities, Ethnicity and Cosmopolitanism Kwok Bun Chan

Chinese Identities, Ethnicity and Cosmopolitanism

Kwok Bun Chan

Published December 5th 2005
ISBN : 9781134203109
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184 pages
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 About the Book 

Drawing upon wide-ranging case study material, the book explores the ever-changing personal and cultural identity of Chinese migrants and the diverse cosmopolitan communities they create. The various models of newly-forged communities are examinedMoreDrawing upon wide-ranging case study material, the book explores the ever-changing personal and cultural identity of Chinese migrants and the diverse cosmopolitan communities they create. The various models of newly-forged communities are examined with the added dimension of personal identity and the individuals place in society.With particular emphasis on the changing face of Chinese ethnicity in a range of established places of convergence, Chan draws on extensive experience and knowledge in the field to bring the reader a fresh, fascinating and ultimately very human analysis of migration, culture, identity and the self.