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Citizens in Motion: Emigration, Immigration, and Re-migration Across China's Borders

Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho


This book argues that analyzing emigration, immigration, and re-migration under the framework of contemporaneous migration directs attention to the citizenship formations that interconnect migration sites, shaping the lives of citizens in motion. It departs from conventional approaches that study migration sites in isolation or as snapshots in time. Taking Chinese emigration as the starting point, the analysis becomes deepened by incorporating insights from migrant-receiving countries, namely Canada and Singapore, which are facing new emigration or re-migration trends among their own citizens. ... More

Keywords: alterity, Chinese diaspora, co-ethnics, diaspora strategies, diasporic descendants, extraterritorial citizenship, migrant integration, life course, migration and diversity, migration and temporality, transnational migration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781503606661
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9781503606661.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho, author
National University of Singapore