Contemporary Chinese Diasporas

Author/ Editor: Min Zhou

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Call number: DS732.C761

Summary: This book gives readers a historical overview of Chinese emigration by the editors. Beside that, it examines how centuries-old Chinese diaspora were formed to facilitate subsequent migrant flows and migrant resettlement. Its focus on intra-Asia migrations, offers readers some points of reference from which to understand contemporary Chinese migrations across the globe. Moreover, this book investigates how the intersection of nation-state policies, global economic forces and migrant socioeconomic networks can influence the emigration from China and reimgrations from the Chinese diaspora. The chapters are organized according to the geography of the receiving places, including Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe and America.