Transnational Lives in China

Expatriates in a Globalizing City

  • Angela┬áLehmann

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Angela Lehmann
      Pages 1-14
  3. Vulnerabilities of Global Mobility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Angela Lehmann
      Pages 17-43
    3. Angela Lehmann
      Pages 44-63
    4. Angela Lehmann
      Pages 64-81
  4. Power and Community

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Angela Lehmann
      Pages 85-110
    3. Angela Lehmann
      Pages 111-133
    4. Angela Lehmann
      Pages 134-152
    5. Angela Lehmann
      Pages 153-157
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 158-171

About this book

Introduction

Increasing numbers of people from Western nations are leaving home to work within the developing economies of Asia. Here, Angela Lehmann explores a second-tier city in China and uses sociological theory to understand the impact of global mobility on identity, community and belonging.

Keywords

belonging community gender identity mobility Nation sociological theory sociology Transnational work

Authors and affiliations

  • Angela┬áLehmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Xiamen UniversityChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137319159
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34559-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31915-9
  • About this book