The Resource Paradise Redefined : Transnational Chinese Students and the Quest for Flexible Citizenship in the Developed World, (ebook)

Paradise Redefined : Transnational Chinese Students and the Quest for Flexible Citizenship in the Developed World, (ebook)

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Paradise Redefined : Transnational Chinese Students and the Quest for Flexible Citizenship in the Developed World
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Paradise Redefined
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Transnational Chinese Students and the Quest for Flexible Citizenship in the Developed World
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eng
Summary
In 2004, Vanessa Fong offered a groundbreaking ethnographic exploration of the social, economic, and psychological development of children born since China's one-child policy was introduced in 1979. Her book Only Hope left readers with a picture of stressed, ambitious adolescents for whom elite status was the ultimate goal, though relatively few were in a position to achieve it. In Paradise Redefined, Fong tracks the experiences of many in her initial cohort of Chinese only-children-now college-age-as they study abroad in Australia, Europe, Japan, New Zealand, North America, and Singapore. While earning a prestigious college education in China is the main path to elite status, study abroad provides an alternative channel by offering a particularly flexible "developed world" citizenship. This flexible citizenship promises the potential for greater happiness and freedom afforded by transnational mobility, but also brings with it unexpected suffering, ambivalence, and disappointment. Paradise Redefined offers insights into China's globalization by examining the expectations and experiences that affect how various Chinese students make decisions about studying abroad, staying abroad, immigration, and returning home
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Midwest
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Fong, Vanessa
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370.116
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non fiction
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  • China
  • Chinese students
  • Foreign study
  • Transnationalism
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adult
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Paradise Redefined : Transnational Chinese Students and the Quest for Flexible Citizenship in the Developed World, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780804781756
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11891220
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11891220
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MWT11891220
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Paradise Redefined : Transnational Chinese Students and the Quest for Flexible Citizenship in the Developed World, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804781756
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891220
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891220
System control number
MWT11891220
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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