Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes, and Journeys
University of Chicago Press, Dec 15, 2009 - Social Science - 288 pages
In 1997 the United Kingdom returned control of Hong Kong to China, ending the city’s status as one of the last remnants of the British Empire and initiating a new phase for it as both a modern city and a hub for global migrations. Hong Kong is a tour of the city’s postcolonial urban landscape, innovatively told through fieldwork and photography.
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Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes, and Journeys is not a travelogue. Rather, it’s a sort of sociological look at Hong Kong expatriates’ lifestyles. Although it features some occasionally useful ... Read full review