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- DescriptionThis volume illuminates the ways in which an Asia-based analysis of migration can yield new data on global migration patterns, new theoretical insights for a broader understanding of global migration, and new methodological approaches to the spatial and temporal complexity of human migration.
- Author BiographyDavid W. Haines is Professor of Anthropology at George Mason University. He is the author of Cultural Anthropology: Adaptations, Structures, Meanings (2005), The Limits of Kinship: Vietnamese Households, 1954-1975 (2006), and Safe Haven? A History of Refugees in America (2010). He has twice been a Fulbright scholar (Western Europe and South Korea), and is a former president of the Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA). Keiko Yamanaka is a Lecturer in the Departments of Ethnic Studies and International and Area Studies at University of California, Berkeley. She has conducted research on international labor migration, Asian American studies, ethnic and racial relations, gender studies, and Japanese studies. Her work appears in a wide range of books and journals, including Pacific Affairs; Ethnic and Racial Studies;Diaspora, Asian and Pacific Migration Journal; and Publications of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). Shinji Yamashita is Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Tokyo and former president of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, the world's second largest national anthropology association. He is the author of Bali and Beyond: Explorations in the Anthropology of Tourism (2003), and co-editor of Globalization in Southeast Asia: Local, National, and Transnational Perspectives (2003) and The Making of Anthropology in East and Southeast Asia (2004).
- PublisherBerghahn Books
- Date of Publication30/10/2012
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Series TitleFoundations in Asia Pacific Studies
- Series Part/Volume Number2
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBerghahn Books
- Content Note1, black & white illustrations
- Weight552 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Edited byDavid W. Haines,Keiko Yamanaka,Shinji Yamashita
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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