Gender and Diasporic Identities in Transnational Migration

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Xujie Jin

An Ethnographic Study of Mainland Chinese Female Expatriates in Britain

ISBN 978-3-643-90699-1
Band-Nr. 63
Jahr 2016
Seiten 304
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Ethnologie / Anthropology

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The book analyses contemporary transnational migration
through a group of mainland Chinese female expatriates in
Britain. The author adopts a multi-sited approach by
following individual migrants and moving between different
fieldwork sites. Contextualised in the light of both British
and Chinese economic, political, and socio-cultural
perspectives, the findings reflect the active role that
China’s massive economic rise has played in promoting
Sino-British bilateral cooperation, as well as its influence
on the lives of these Chinese female migrants in Britain. In
brief, transmigration strategies have become indispensable
for their economic integration into the British

Xujie Jin graduated from the University of
Klagenfurt in Austria. She also studied and worked at
universities in England and Hong Kong; currently, she is an
English lecturer at East China University of Science and
Technology in Shanghai.