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Title State/nation/transnation : perspectives on transnationalism in the Asia-Pacific / edited by Brenda S.A. Yeoh and Katie Willis.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.

Series Transnationalism. Routledge research in transnationalism ; 12
Transnationalism. Routledge research in transnationalism ; 12.
Subject Transnationalism.
Foreign workers -- Asia.
Foreign workers -- Pacific Area.
Asians -- Foreign countries.
Asia -- Emigration and immigration.
Pacific Area -- Emigration and immigration.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Yeoh, Brenda S. A.
Willis, Katie, 1968-
Description 1 online resource (xv, 272 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction : transnationalism as a challenge to the nation / Katie Willis, Brenda S.A. Yeoh and S.M. Abdul Khader Fakhri -- 2. The myth of the controllability of difference : labour migration, transnational communities and state strategies in the Asia-Pacific region / Stephen Castles -- 3. Spheres of speculation and middling transnational migrants : Chinese Indonesians in the Asia-Pacific / Donald M. Nonini -- 4. Citizenship and differential exclusion of immigrants in Japan / Keiko Yamanaka -- 5. Is there a transnation? : migrancy and the national homeland among overseas Filipinos / Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr. -- 6. Expatriating is patriotic? : the discourse on "new migrants" in the People's Republic of China and identity construction among recent migrants from the PRC / Pál Nyíri -- 7. From nation to networks and back again : transnationalism, class and national identity in Malaysia / Tim Bunnell -- 8. Indian information technology professionals' world system : the nation and the transnation in individuals' migration strategies / Xiang Biao -- 9. Beyond transnational nationalism : questioning the borders of the Chinese diaspora in the global city / Ien Ang -- 10. Democracy, culture and the politics of gate-keeping in Cambodia : the transnation goes home / Caroline Hughes -- 11. Internal transnationalism and the formation of the Vietnamese diaspora / Andrew Hardy -- 12. Shifting the axis : feminism and the transnational imaginary / Vera Mackie.
Summary Setting the book within a theoretical framework, the authors explore a range of themes such as migration, identity and citizenship in chapters on China, the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, Singapore and Cambodia.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203497341 (electronic bk.)
9780203497340 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 55102210
Additional Format Print version: State/nation/transnation. London ; New York : Routledge, 2004 041530279X (DLC) 2003019867 (OCoLC)53000290