Millionaire Migrants

Based on extensive interviewing and access to a wide range of databases, this is an examination of the migration career of wealthy migrants who left East Asia and relocated to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, in the ...

Millionaire Migrants

Based on extensive interviewing and access to a wide range of databases, this is an examination of the migration career of wealthy migrants who left East Asia and relocated to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, in the 1980s and 1990s. An interdisciplinary project based on over 15 years of research in Vancouver, Toronto, and Hong Kong, with additional comparative visits and consultations in Sydney, Beijing, and Singapore Traces the histories of the migrants families over a 25 year period Offers a critical view of the spatial presuppositions of neo-liberal globalization, and an insertion of geography into transnational theory

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Millionaire Migrants
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: David Ley
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-12 - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Based on extensive interviewing and access to a wide range of databases, this is an examination of the migration career of wealthy migrants who left East Asia and relocated to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, in the 1980s and 1990s. An interdisciplinary project based on over 15
Millionaire Migrants
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: David Ley
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-02 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Based on extensive interviewing and access to a wide range of databases, this is an examination of the migration career of wealthy migrants who left East Asia and relocated to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, in the 1980s and 1990s. An interdisciplinary project based on over 15
Changing Spaces of Education
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Rachel Brooks, Alison Fuller, Johanna Lesley Waters
Categories: EDUCATION
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Routledge

In today's modern climate, education and learning take place in multiple and diverse spaces. Increasingly, these spaces are both physical and virtual in nature. Access to and use of information and communication technologies, and the emergence of knowledge-based economies necessitate an understanding of the plurality of spaces (such as homes,
Student Mobilities, Migration and the Internationalization of Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: R. Brooks, J. Waters
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-01 - Publisher: Springer

This book develops a comprehensive understanding of the motivations and experiences of students who choose to study abroad for the whole or part of a degree. It includes case studies of students from East Asia, Europe and the UK, and considers the implications of their movement for contemporary higher education.
The SAGE Handbook of Human Geography, 2v
Language: en
Pages: 840
Authors: Roger Lee, Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin, Vicky Lawson, Anssi Paasi, Chris Philo, Sarah Radcliffe, Susan M. Roberts, Charles Withers
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-22 - Publisher: SAGE

"Superb! How refreshing to see a Handbook that eschews convention and explores the richness and diversity of the geographical imagination in such stimulating and challenging ways." - Peter Dicken, University of Manchester "Stands out as an innovative and exciting contribution that exceeds the genre." - Sallie A. Marston, University of