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Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Nan M. Sussman

Abstract

The global trend for immigrants to return home has unique relevance for Hong Kong. This work of cross-cultural psychology explores many personal stories of return migration. The author captures in dozens of interviews the anxieties, anticipations, hardships, and flexible world perspectives of migrants and their families, as well as friends and co-workers. The book examines cultural identity shifts and population flows during a critical juncture in Hong Kong history between the Sino–British Joint Declaration in 1984 and the early years of Hong Kong's new status as a special administrative regio ... More

Keywords: Hong Kong, return migration, cultural identity, population flows, Sino–British Joint Declaration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9789888028832
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nan M. Sussman, author