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'We need two worlds': Chinese immigrant associations in a western society

[phd thesis]

Minghuan, Li

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Abstract A highly informative report on Chinese immigrants in the Netherlands, We Need Two Worlds is a clear and well-structured dissertation which presents a considerable amount of new material to existing knowledge of Chinese associations and their role in the Netherlands. The situation in Amsterdam is comparable to Chinese societies in other major cities, e.g. New York and London. This comprehensive study will help Western students, academics, civil servants, politicians and journalists who have an interest in Chinese culture to gain a better understanding of the significance of their associations. It also illustrates how Chinese immigrants live together and operate within a western society.
Keywords migrant; Chinese; immigration; Netherlands; representation of interests; organizational structure; ethnic group; minority; club; cultural identity; migration policy; integration
Classification Migration, Sociology of Migration
Document language English
Publication Year 1999
Publisher Amsterdam Univ. Press
City Amsterdam
Page/Pages 289 p.
ISBN 978-90-5356-402-8
Status Published Version; peer reviewed
Licence Creative Commons - Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
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