Last edited by Zulkirn
Saturday, August 1, 2020 | History

7 edition of Taiwanese American transnational families found in the catalog.

Taiwanese American transnational families

women and kin work

by Maria W. L. Chee

  • 69 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Taiwan,
  • United States.,
  • Taiwan.
    • Subjects:
    • Taiwanese Americans -- Social conditions,
    • Women -- United States -- Social conditions,
    • Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions,
    • Labor -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Women -- Taiwan -- Social conditions,
    • Transnationalism,
    • Family -- United States,
    • Family -- Taiwan,
    • United States -- Emigration and immigration,
    • Taiwan -- Emigration and immigration

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMaria W.L. Chee.
      SeriesStudies in Asian Americans, Asian Americans.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.T35 C47 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3298941M
      ISBN 100415973309
      LC Control Number2004026256
      OCLC/WorldCa57069412

      Based on an analysis of over three thousand family letters and other primary sources, including recently released immigration files from the National Archives and Records Administration, this book presents a remarkable transnational history of a Chinese family from the late nineteenth century to the s.   The Global Silicon Valley Home: Lives and Landscapes Within Taiwanese American Trans-Pacific Culture, Stanford University Press. Levitt, P. The Transnational Villagers, Berkeley, University of California Press. Lima, F. H. Transnational Families: Institutions of Transnational Social Space. The Status Seekers, New York.

      Another wonderful book by Shang. Peter, a year-old Chinese American, deals with life after tragedy and watches how his family confronts grief. A beautiful portrait of family and baseball and life during the Vietnam War as a Chinese American. I love tenderly crafted Ba and the sacrifices he makes for his children. His evolution is subtle and /5(83).   An important history of Chinese American transnationalism, the book provides valuable insights into lesser known aspects of these immigrant lives, and allows us to understand Asian American history through the well-documented experiences of a family. - Yong Chen, author of Chinese San Francisco, A Transpacific Community show more.

      in Daily Lives (Book Manuscript in Progress) Families: Comparing Taiwanese American Families with Taiwanese Parachute Kids’ Families” University. Project titled, “Colloquium on Transnational Family Theory and Method” (with Professor Karen V. Hansen) (3, USD)   In addition, today's Taiwanese American transnational subjects fly back to Taiwan to vote, and Taiwanese politicians travel to America to campaign in Taiwanese American communities. For instance, during the and presidential elections in Taiwan, many Taiwanese Americans traveled back to the island to vote because absentee voting was.


Share this book
You might also like
Welsh teatime recipes

Welsh teatime recipes

Early Italian painting

Early Italian painting

Management of non-industrial private forest lands

Management of non-industrial private forest lands

Managing safety

Managing safety

The High King

The High King

Rigidity and stability of machine tools.

Rigidity and stability of machine tools.

To establish an independent consumer agency

To establish an independent consumer agency

The making of the President, 1960

The making of the President, 1960

John Lavine.

John Lavine.

Red river journal

Red river journal

Cuba the pearl of the Antilles ...

Cuba the pearl of the Antilles ...

Rules for the use of the library.

Rules for the use of the library.

The News-carriers address to the subscribers of the George-Town weekly ledger. For January 1, 1792

The News-carriers address to the subscribers of the George-Town weekly ledger. For January 1, 1792

Taiwanese American transnational families by Maria W. L. Chee Download PDF EPUB FB2

Taiwanese American Transnational Families: Women and Kin Work (Studies in Asian Americans) 1st EditionCited by:   : Taiwanese American Transnational Families (Studies in Asian Americans) (): Chee, Maria W.L.: Books.

1st Edition Published on Aug by Routledge This book explores the differences for participants when the wives migrate for reproductive labor in the U Taiwanese American Transnational Families: Women and Kin Work - 1st Ed. This book examines the effects of transnational migration on non-working class women whose husbands work in Taiwan and send remittances to support their wives and children in the US.

Set in a globalized political economy, the book argues that Taiwanese-American families exploit migration as a strategy to reproduce their socio-economic position in society. Examines the effects of transnational migration on non-working class women whose husbands work in Taiwan and send remittances to support their wives and children in the US.

This book contributes to theorizing the class and gender dimensions of international migration, and provides comparative data for the study of transnational migration.

Taiwanese American Transnational Families: Women and Kin Work. Maria W. Chee. New York: Routledge, pp. Transnational families are diverse; families migrate for various reasons (e.g., political, economic, and educational) and take a variety of forms.

Transnational families are also dynamic and fluid as individual members travel back and forth across national borders. Individuals' and families' experiences with transnational family arrangements. This study examines major social, economic, and cultural factors that sustain in-law inequality in Taiwanese transnational families.

Data are based on life-history interviews with 16 Taiwanese. Global Families is appropriate for use in any class concerned with family structure, social inequality, gender, and how globalization affects families in terms of employment, migration, and well being.

This book is a valuable resource to teachers and students in beginning and advanced courses in sociology, family studies, women's studies. With the increased productivity of Taiwan in the s, a class of transnational business people was created.

Called taikongren or "astronauts," these business representatives shuttle back and forth between the United States and Taiwan, while their families reside in the former.

Alternative names that refer to the group of people recognized as Taiwanese Americans or a portion thereof are “Taiwanese Chinese Americans” and “Chinese Americans.” This points to difficulties regarding the boundaries of both self-identification and identification by others (Fung, ; Ng, ).

In the dark, multigenerational novel by Esmé Weijun Wang, The Border of Paradise, she transports readers into the world of an iconoclastic midcentury family from Brooklyn to Taiwan, then to California.

For more romantic drama revolving around millionaires, check out Lianna Shen’s bildungsroman of a Taiwanese Canadian in A Chance of Clouds. Family and home are one word--jia--in the Chinese language. Family can be separated and home may be relocated, but jia remains intact.

It signifies a system of mutual obligation, lasting responsibility, and cultural values. This strong yet flexible sense of kinship has enabled many Chinese immigrant families to endure long physical separation and accommodate continuities and discontinuities in Reviews: 1.

Pacific Chinese family history, and assisted me in publishing an article on Chinese trans-Pacific family experience in the Amerasia Journal. I have fond memories also of life as a graduate fellow at the University of California Hu-manities Research Institute, which provided me with a precious Minority Dis-course Fellowship in – Migrating for the children: Taiwanese American women in transnational families.

In N. Piper & M. Roces (Eds.), Wife or worker?: Asian women and migration (pp. “Told by many voices, Bestiary is a queer, transnational fairy tale whose irresistible heroine is a Taiwanese American baby dyke.

Written in a prose style as inventive and astonishing as the story it tells, to read it is to enter a world where the female body possesses enormous power, where the borders between generations are porous and shifting. Three generations of Taiwanese American women are haunted by the myths of their homeland in this spellbinding, visceral debut about one family's queer desires, violent impulses, and buried secrets.

One evening, Mother tells Daughter a story about a tiger spirit who lived in a woman’s body. Three generations of Taiwanese American women are haunted by the myths of their homeland in this spellbinding, visercal debut about one family’s queer desires, violent impulses, and buried evening, Mother tells Daughter a story about a tiger spirit who lived in a woman’s body.

She was called Hu Gu Po, and she hungered to eat children, especially their toes. Abstract For many middle‐income Asian families from the region's less developed countries, the education of children in a more developed country has become a major ‘project’ requiring the transnational relocation of one or more members of the family.

As an aspiring global education hub, Singapore has been a recipient of many international students. Chien-Juh Gu specializes in gender, social psychology, and international migration.

She is the author of Mental Health among Taiwanese Americans: Gender, Immigration, and Transnational Struggles ( LFB) and The Resilient Self: Gender, Immigration, and Taiwanese Americans ( Rutgers University Press). Gu has published articles in the areas of social psychology, gender, culture, and.

Transnational family arrangements are prevalent worldwide because of stringent migration policies in migrant receiving countries that make it difficult for families to migrate together, families' attempts to escape violent conflict or persecution, or family members' preferences, especially in societies where child fostering is a common practice.Cityhood incorporation is a common local issue in the American local history regarding different political, social, and economic factors.

However, the creation of municipality becomes more controversial agenda in certain local regions when suburban ethnic communities are rapidly created by post immigration. It is reflected by the cityhood movement in Hacienda Heights inwhen Chinese.1. Profiles of T. A. involved in Politics, Public Services, and Law.

2. Political Activities: U. S. Census Project:,&