In pursuit of home: an ethnographic study of Hong Kong migrants in the Netherlands.
Contributor(s)Chan, Hing Yuen.
Chinese University of Hong Kong Graduate School. Division of Anthropology.
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AbstractChan, Hing Yuen.
Thesis (M.Phil.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2010.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-215).
Abstracts in English and Chinese.
Abstract --- p.i
Acknowledgement --- p.ii
Table of Contents --- p.iii- v
Chapter Chapter 1 --- Introduction: An Ethnographic Study of Home --- p.1
Hong Kong Migrants in the Netherlands
Fieldsite and Methodology
The CPH Elderly Club
The RCW Club
The TCS School
Chapter Chapter 2 --- Literature Review --- p.23
Locating Home in the Migratory Context
Home as Social Relations
Home as Cultural Belonging
Defining Home in the Context of Migration
Conceiving Gender in the Context of Migration
Conceiving Generation in the Context of Migration
Localization: Becoming Members of the Host Society
"Globalization, Transnationalism and Home among Migrants"
Chapter Chapter 3 --- Gender Matters: The Vision of Home among the First Generation Hong Kong Migrants --- p.45
The Migration Journey of Early Hong Kong Migrants
"On Being ""Traveler-Workers"""
The Gendered Experiences of Migrants
The Gendered Consequences at and beyond Workplace
The Impact of Lineage on Visions of Home
The Married-out Daughters
Case 1: A Widow in Her Late 60s
Case 2: A Divorced Woman at Her 50s
Case 3: A Non-village Man
Case 4: A Typical Man from a Traditional Village Background
A Summary of the Case Studies
"Conclusion: Gender, Lineage and Home"
Chapter Chapter 4 --- Home is Where I Live: The Visions of Home among the Second Generation Migrants --- p.82
The Characteristics of the Second Generation Migrants
Marginality of Diasporic Subjects
Being Marginal at Home and the Ancestral Homeland
"""I'm a Foreigner in the Netherlands"""
"""IFeel Like a Tourist at My Parents' Home"""
Dual Citizenship and Identity
Remaking Senses of Home: Three Case Studies
"Case 1: ""Home is Where My Family is Living in"""
"Case 2: ""Home is Where I Have Economic Opportunities"""
"Case 3: ""I Want to Live Away from the Muslim Migrants"""
A Summary of the Case Studies
Shifting Visions of Home: A Comparison between the First and Second
Conclusion: The Immediate Making of Home
Chapter Chapter 5 --- Establishing a Sense of Belonging to a New Home --- p.109
Claiming Social Niche: The Indonesian Chinese Restaurants
The Community Rose from Restaurants
"Restaurants, Food and Social Niche"
Stigmatization as Strategy of Belonging
Stigmatizing Mainland Chinese Migrants
Stigmatizing Muslim Migrants
Participation in the New Home: Two Field Examples
The Multicultural Parade
The Mahjong Competition
On Cultural Citizenship: Being Members of the Host Society
The Netherlands: A Multicultural Country?
Racialization as a Social Resource
Suiting in the Popular Image of Chinese
Conclusion: Being at Home in the Host Society
Chapter Chapter 6 --- Home in Disjuncture: The Transnational Making of Home --- p.149
Television: Consuming Connections with Hong Kong
"""I Want to Watch Another Channel"": The Second Generation's Response"
Consuming Different 'Homes' under the Same Roof
The Home-Based Investments among Hong Kong Migrants
From Remittance to Investment
Familial Connections with Hong Kong
A Look at Filial Piety
Scene 1: A Funeral
Scene 2: A Wedding Banquet
Narratives of Filial Piety: On Being Dutiful Descendants for the Dead and Alive
Conclusion: The Multi-Faceted Meaning of Home
Chapter Chapter 7 --- Conclusion: Examining the Many Facets of Home among Hong Kong Migrants --- p.181
"The ""Improvisation"" of Home in Different Social Contexts"
Home and Individual roles
Home in the Local Context
Home in the Transnational Context
In Pursuit of Home: Dialogues with Current Diasporc Studies
The Territory of Diaspora
Culture as Home
A Look at Transnationalism
Concluding Remarks: Reflection on Home
Bibliography --- p.205