Remembering the Samsui Women: Migration and Social Memory in Singapore and China (Contemporary Chinese Studies)

Remembering the Samsui Women: Migration and Social Memory in Singapore and China (Contemporary Chinese Studies)

By: Kelvin E. Y. Low (author)Hardback

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Description

The book will interest students and scholars working on migration and social memory in such fields as Sociology, Asian Studies, and History.

About Author

Kelvin E.Y. Low is an assistant professor of sociology at the National University of Singapore. He is the author of Scents and Scent-sibilities: Smell and Everyday Life Experiences (2009) and co-editor of Everyday Life in Asia: Social Perspectives on the Senses (2010).

Contents

Introduction 1 Chinese Migration and Entangled Histories 2 Politics of Memory Making 3 Local and Transnational Entanglements 4 From China to Singapore 5 Beyond Working Lives 6 Samsui Women, Ma Cheh, and Other Foreign Workers Conclusion: Social Constructions of the Past Glossary; Notes; References; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774825757
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 268
  • ID: 9780774825757
  • weight: 520
  • ISBN10: 0774825758

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