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Journal of Chinese Overseas (JCO) is an internationally refereed journal published in English twice a year in May and November. It carries academic articles on Chinese overseas worldwide. Topics on places in mainland China , Hong Kong , Macau and Taiwan where the emigrant communities originate, and articles on people of non-Han origins in diaspora who can trace their ancestry to China will also be considered. In addition to well-researched articles, the journal also publishes research reports and book reviews.



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VOL 1 NO 1 (May 2005)



Contents



Articles



Within and Without: Chinese Writers Overseas

WANG GUNGWU (
abstract)

Preparing Opium for America : Hong Kong and Cultural Consumption in the Chinese Diaspora

ELIZABETH SINN (
abstract)



Mothers, Sons and Lovers: Fidelity and Frugality in the Overseas Chinese Divided Family before 1949

MICHAEL SZONYI (
abstract)

Media and the Chinese Diaspora: Community, Consumption, and Transnational Imagination

SUN WANNING (
abstract)

Overseas Chinese and Merchant Philanthropy in China : From Culturalism to Nationalism

GLEN PETERSON (
abstract)

Reports

Communication, Language and Identity — Attitudes toward Preserving Children’s Linguistic Identity in the UK among Parents from Mainland China

ZHANG XIAOLING

Chinese Cooks and Mexican Tastes: The Encounter of Two

Culinary Practices in Mexico ’s Chinese Restaurants

SARAH BAK-GELLER

Book Reviews

Leaving China : Media, Migration and Transnational Imagination

by Sun Wanning

Reviewed by BRENDA CHAN KIN YING

Diasporic Chinese Ventures: The Life and Work of Wang Gungwu

by Gregor Benton and Liu Hong

Reviewed by HUANG JIANLI

Transnational Chinese: Fujianese Migrants in Europe

by Frank N. Pieke, Pal Nyiri, Mette Thuno and Antonella Ceccagno

Reviewed by LI MINGHUAN

Singapore Chinese Society in Transition: Business, Politics and Socio-Economic Change, 1945-1965

by Liu Hong and Wong Sin-Kiong

Reviewed by ADAM McKEOWN

Chinese Women and The Global Village: An Australian Site

by Jan Ryan

Reviewed by DAVID Y.H. WU



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VOL 1 NO 2 (Nov 2005)

Contents



Articles

A Drug on the Market: Opium and the Chinese in Southeast Asia , 1750-1880

CARL A. TROCKI (
abstract)

Opium and Social Control: Coolies on the Plantations of Peru and Cuba

EVELYN HU-DEHART (
abstract)

Beyond the Assimilation Fixation: Skinner and the Possibility of a Spatial Approach to Twentieth-Century Thai History MICHAEL J. MONTESANO (abstract)

Vietnamese or Chinese: Viet-kieu in the Vietnam-China borderlands

CHAN YUK WAH (
abstract)

Dalforce at the Fall of Singapore in 1942: An Overseas Chinese Heroic Legend

KEVIN BLACKBURN and CHEW JU ERN, DANIEL (
abstract)

Community Transformation and the Formation of Ethnic Capital: Immigrant Chinese Communities in the United States

MIN ZHOU and MINGANG LIN (
abstract)

Book Reviews



Jingwai huaren guoji wenti taolun ji (The Citizenship Problems of Chinese Overseas: A Collection of Documents and Articles)

edited by Zhou Nanjing

Reviewed by LEO SURYADINATA

Fujian qiaoxiang diaocha ( Identities, Networks and Culture: Fieldwork Reports on the Homeland of Overseas Chinese in Fujian )

edited by Li Minghuan

Reviewed by JAMES K.CHIN

Water Frontier. Commerce and the Chinese in the Lower Mekong Region, 1750-1880

edited by Nola Cooke and Li Tana

Reviewed by CLAUDINE SALMON



Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State , 1882-1941, Kedah and Penang

by Wu Xiao An

Reviewed by CHIN YEE WHAH



After the Rush: Regulation, Participation, and Chinese Communities in Australia 1860-1940

edited by Sophie Couchman, John Fitzgerald, and Paul MacGregor

Reviewed by CHARLES A.COPPEL

Chinese Migration in Germany : Making Home in Transnational Space

by Maggi Wai-Han Leung

Reviewed by METTE THUNO

Histories, Cultures, Identities: Studies in Malaysian Chinese Worlds

by Sharon A.Carstens

Reviewed by MAK LAU FONG

Marital Acts:Gender, Sexuality, and Identity among the Chinese Thai Diaspora

by Jiemin Bao

Reviewed by HUANG SHU-MIN



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VOL 2 NO 1 (May 2006)

Contents



Articles

Virtual Communities and Chinese National Identity

BRENDA CHAN (
abstract)

“You Can Never Go Home Again”: Cultural Memory and Identity Formation in the Writing of Southeast Asian Chinese

JAMES ST. ANDRÉ (
abstract)

Transnational Homeland Concerns and Participation in US Politics: A Comparison among Immigrants from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

PEI-TE LIEN (
abstract)

Entanglement of Business and Politics in the Chinese Diaspora: Interrogating the Wartime Patriotism of Aw Boon Haw

HUANG JIANLI (
abstract)

Chinese in Papua New Guinea: Strategic Practices in Sojourning

TETSU ICHIKAWA (
abstract)

Report

Gender and Migration Networks: New Approaches to Research on Chinese Migration to France and Europe CARINE PINA-GUERASSIMOFF

Book Reviews

Qiaowu yu waijiao guanxi yanjiu: Zhongguo fangqi “shuangchong guoji”de huigu yu fansi (Overseas Chinese Affairs and Diplomatic Relations: Retrospect on China’s Abandoning of its Policy of “Dual Nationality”)

by Cheng Xi

Reviewed by NING ZHANG

The Chinese Diaspora: Space, Place, Mobility and Identity

edited by Laurence J.C.Ma, and Carolyn Cartier

Reviewed by LIU HAIMING

East by South: China in the Australasian Imagination

edited by Charles Ferrall, Paul Miller, and Keren Smith

Reviewed by JOHN FITZGERAL

Ethnic Relations and Nation-Building in Southeast Asia. The Case of the Ethnic Chinese

edited by Leo Suryadinata

Reviewed by AMY L. FREEDMAN



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VOL 2 NO 2 (Nov 2006)

Contents



Articles

Why China Historians Should Study the Chinese Diaspora, and Vice-versa

PHILIP A. KUHN

Transnationalism as a New Mode of Immigrant Labor Market Incorporation: Preliminary Evidence from Chinese Transnational Migrants

PHILIP YANG (
abstract)

Migrant Transnationality and Its Evolving Nature: A Case Study of Mainland Chinese Migrants in Australia

JIA GAO (
abstract)

Expanding the Cantonese Diaspora: Sojourners and Settlers in the West River Basin

STEVEN B. MILES (
abstract)

Extinction and Adventures on the Chinese Diasporic Frontier

JING TSU (
abstract)

The Trading Culture of Jade Stones Among the Yunnanese in Burma and Thailand , 1962–88

WEN-CHIN CHANG (abstract)

Report

Haigui : A New Area in China ’s Policy toward the Chinese Diaspora?

WANG CANGBAI, WONG SIU-LUN and SUN WENBIN

Book Reviews

Anti-Japanese or Pro-Japanese: Overseas Chinese, the Chinese Nationalist Government and the Wang Regime

by Lee Ying-Hui

Reviewed by WANG CANGBAI

Chinese Indonesians: Remembering, Distorting, Forgetting

edited by Tim Lindsey and Helen Pausacker

Reviewed by DEDE OETOMO

Our History Is Still Being Written: The Story of Three Chinese-Cuban Generals in the Cuban Revolution

by Armando Choy, Gustavo Chui and Moisés Sío Wong

Reviewed by LI ANSHAN

Chinese St. Louis : From Enclave to Cultural Community

by Huping Ling

Reviewed by CHENG HONG

Dutch Colonial Education: The Chinese Experience in Indonesia ,1900–1942

by Ming Govaars, trans. by Lorre Lynn Trytten

Reviewed by SAI SIEW MIN



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VOL 3 NO 1 (May 2007)

Contents



Articles

From “Voluntary” to “truly Voluntary” Associations:

The Structure of the Chinese Community in French Polynesia, 1865-2005

ANNE-CHRISTINE TRÉMON (
abstract)

Activists on the Fringe: Chinese Intelligentsia in Penang in the Early 20th Century

TAN SOON CHENG (
abstract)

The Identity Formation of American-Born Chinese in the 1930s:

A Review of Lei Jieqiong’s (Kit King Louis) Master’s Thesis

HAIMING LIU (
abstract)

Diverse and Transnational: Chinese (PRC) Immigrants in the United States

XIA0-HUANG YIN (
abstract)

Report

Chinese Graduate Students’ Adaptation to Learning in America: A Cultural Perspective

ZHONGHENG ZHANG and JUAN XU

Book Reviews

A History of the Hok Tek Chi Loke Yah Teng Association, 1824-2004,

by Zeng Ling; Hok Tek Chi Loke Yah Teng Archival Collection, vols. 1-3,

Edited by Zeng Ling

Reviewed by LEE CHEE HIANG

Tsinoy: The Story of the Chinese in Philippine Life

Edited by Teresita Ang See, Go Bon Juan, Doreen Go Yu and Yvonne Chu

Reviewed by WONG KWOK CHU

The Chinese in Silicon Valley: Globalization, Social Networks, and Ethnic Identity

by Bernard P. Wong

Reviewed by JOSEPH BOSCO




Voluntary Organizations in the Chinese Diaspora and Ethnic Identity

Edited by Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce and Evelyn Hu-Dehart

Reviewed by BRENDA S.A.YEOH

Caribbean Quarterly. Special issue on The Chinese in the Caribbean

Reviewed by LOK C.D. SIU

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VOL 3 NO 2 (Nov 2007)

Contents



Articles

Global Chinese Migrants and Performing Chineseness

EDGAR WICKBERG (
abstract)

The Education Concerns and Political Outlook of Lim Keng Lian (1893-1968)

JASON LIM (
abstract)

Chinese Language Maintenance: A Study of Chinese-American Parental Perceptions and Activities

WENZHONG (ERIC) YANG (
abstract)

An Excursion into Cai Peihuo's Colonial Diary, 1929-1936

ANN HEYLEN (
abstract)

Book Reviews

Ambition and Identity: Chinese Merchant Elites in Colonial Manila, 1880-1916

by Andrew Wilson

Reviewed by TERESITA ANG SEE

Chinese American Death Rituals: Respecting the Ancestors

edited by Chung Sue Fawn and Priscilla Wegars

Reviewed by CHAN YUK WAH

Memoirs of a Future Home: Diasporic Citizenship of Chinese in Panama

by Lok C.D. Siu

Reviewed by KATHLEEN LOPEZ

Golden Threads: The Chinese in Regional New South Wales

by Janis Wilton

Reviewed by CAROLE TAN

From Urban Enclave to Ethnic Suburb: New Asian Communities in Pacific Rim Countries

edited by Wei Li

Reviewed by CHRISTOPHER MERRITT

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VOL 4 NO 1 (May 2008)

Contents



Articles

Changing Roles, Continuing Ideas: Tan Kah Kee in 1949 and 1950

LU HU (
abstract)

Feature: The Chinese in South Africa

Karen L. Harris, Guest Editor

In the Pink of Health or the Yellow of Condition? Chinese Workers, Colonial Medicine and the Journey to South Africa, 1904-1907

ANDREW MACDONALD (
abstract)

From Demand for “Asiatic” Labor to Importation of Indentured Chinese Labor: Race Identity in the Recruitment of Unskilled Labor for South Africa’s Gold Mining Industry, 1903-1910

TU T. HUYNH (
abstract)

State, Myth, and Agency in the Construction of Chinese South African Identities, 1948-1994

YOON JUNG PARK (
abstract)

Chinese Migration and China’s Foreign policy in Africa

EMMANUEL MA MUNG (
abstract)

Reports

The Estate of a Chinese Woman in the Mid-Eighteenth Century at the Cape of Good Hope

JAMES C. ARMSTRONG

Reconciling with History: The Chinese-Canadian Head Tax Redress

PETER LI

Book Reviews

All Under Heaven – The Story of a Chinese Family in South Africa.

by Darryl Accone

Reviewed by KAREN L. HARRIS

活在别处: 香港印尼华人口述历史

(Life is Elsewhere. Stories of the Indonesian Chinese in Hong Kong)

edited by Wang Cangbai

Reviewed by CLAUDINE SALMON

Chinese Migrants and Internationalism: Foreign Histories, 1917-1945

by Gregor Benton

Reviewed by XIANG BIAO

Chinese in Eastern Europe and Russia: A Middleman Minority in a Transnational Era

by Nyíri Pál

Reviewed by JAMES K.CHIN

The Business of Politics and Ethnicity: A History of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry

by Sikko Visscher

Reviewed by YOW CHEUN HOE

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VOL 4 NO 2 (Nov 2008)

Contents



Articles

Contending for a Claim on Civilization: The Sino-Siamese Struggle to Control Overseas Chinese Education in Siam.

WASANA WONGSURAWAT
(abstract)



The Zheng Communities and the Formation of a Transnational Lineage

SONG PING
(abstract)

The Evolution of Chinese Malaysian Entrepreneurship: From British Colonial Rule to Post-New Economic Policy

CHIN YEE WHAH
(abstract)



Kuomingtang Soldiers and Their Descendants in Northern Thailand: An Ethnographic Study

DUAN YING
(abstract)



Reports

Sophia Chen Zen and Westernized Chinese Feminism

KATRINA GULLIVER

Rejecting Assimilation, Immersion and Chinoiserie: Reconstructing Identity for Children Adopted from China

LISA D. FALVEY



Book Reviews

L. Ling-chi Wang: The Quintessential Scholar/Activist Amerasia Journal, vol. 33. no. 1, 2007

Reviewed by PETER KWONG

Big White Lie: Chinese Australians in White Australia

by Johm Fitzgerald

Reviewed by DAVID IP

Chinese Americans and the Politics of Race and Culture

edited by Sucheng Chan and Madeline Y. Hsu

Reviewed by ZHOU MIN

Americans First: Chinese Americans and the Second World War

by k. Scott Wong

Reviewed by JOSEPH LEE

新秩序下的混乱。从印尼暴动看华人的政治社会关系

(Chaos under the New Order: The Socio-Political Dimension of the Chinese in Indonesia as seen from the Riots of 1994-1998)

by Yang Congrong 杨聪荣

Reviewed by KENG WE KOH

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VOL 5 NO 1 (2009)

Contents



Articles

Sinifying New Spain: Cathay's Influence on Colonial Mexico via the Nao de China

EDWARD R. SLACK, JR
(abstract)



Asian Diasporas and Tropical Migration in the Age of Empire: A Comparative Overview

WALTON LOOK LAI (
abstract)



Indispensable Enemy or Convenient Scapegoat? A Critical Examination of Sinophobia in Latin America and the Carribean, 1870s to 1930s

EVELYN HU-DEHART
(abstract)

The Chinese of Central America: Diverse Beginnings, Common Achievements

ST. JOHN ROBINSON
(abstract)



Tusans (tusheng) and the Changing Chinese Community in Peru

ISABELLE LAUSENT-HERRERA
(abstract)



Old Migrants, New Immigrants and Anti-Chinese Discourse in Suriname

PAUL B. TJON SIE FAT
(abstract)



The Revitalization of Havana's Chinatown: Invoking Chinese Cuban History

KATHLEEN LOPEZ
(abstract)



Report

Archives of Biography and History in God of Luck: A Conversation with Ruthanne Lum McCunn

LISA YUN



Book Reviews

The Coolie Trade: The Traffic in Chinese Laborers to Latin America 1847-1874

by Arnold J. Meaghe

Reviewed by LI ANSHAN

Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

by Ignacio Lopez-Calvo



Alternative Orientalisms in Latin America and Beyond

edited by Ignacio Lopez-Calvo

Joint review by ALEJANDRO LEE

The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in China

by Lisa Yun

Reviewed by EVELYN HU-DEHART

Beyond Chinatown: New Chinese Migration and the Global Expansion of China

edited by Mette Thuno

Reviewed by EDWARD GONZALEZ-TENNANT

Chinese Human Smuggling Organizations - Families, Social Networks, and Cultural Imperatives

by Sheldon X. Zhang

Reviewed by MAGGY LEE



Chinese Restaurants (DVD)

produced by Cheuk Kwan

Reviewed by LOK C. D. SIU

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VOL 5 NO 2 (2009)

Contents



Articles

"Our native place - our cinema": Nation, State and Colony in the Amoy-Dialect Film Industry of the 1950s

JEREMY E. TAYLOR
(abstract)

"There Are No Chinamen in Singapore": Creolization and Self-Fashioning of the Straits Chinese in the Colonial Contact Zone

TZE-HUI CELINE HUNG
(abstract)



Saying No to Chineseness: The Possibilities and Limits of a Disporic Identity in Janice Lowe Shinebourne's Fiction

ANNE-MARIE LEE-LOY
(abstract)



Radicalization of the Protect Diaoyutai Movement in 1970s-America

CHEN JINXING
(abstract)



The Making of a Diasporic Identity: The Case of the Sydney Chinese Commercial Elite, 1890s-1900s

KUO MEI-FEN
(abstract)



Book Reviews

Chinese Among Others: Emigration in Modern Times

by Philip A. Kuhm

Reviewed by LI MINGHUAN

Being Maori-Chinese: Mixed Identities

by Manying Ip

Reviewed by NIGEL MURPHY

穿行在东西方文化之间:一位海外华人学者兼社会活动家的回忆录

(Moving between Eastern and Western Cultures: Memoirs of an Overseas Chinese Scholar and Social Activist)

by Yen Ching-hwang 颜清湟

Reviewed by GEOFF WADE

跨越疆域与文化调适

(Crossing National Boundaries and Cultural Adaptation)

edited by Lee Guan Kin 李元瑾

Reviewed by JANE ZHENG

移民,性别与华人社会:马来亚华人妇女研究 (1929-1941)

Yimin, xingbie yu huaren shehui: Malaiya huaren funu yanjiu 1929-1941



(Immigration, Gender and Overseas Chinese Society: Studies on Chinese Women in Malaya, 1929-1941)

by Fan Ruolan

Reviewed by ZHENG LIREN

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VOL 6 NO 1 (2010)

Contents



Articles

Conceptualizing Chinese Migration and Chinese Overseas: The Contribution of Wang Gungwu

WANG JIANLI
(abstract)



Networks and Emplacement: Jinmen Migrants in Singapore, 1850s-1942

CHANG-HUI CHI
(abstract)



Qiaojuan Politics: Government Policies toward the Left-Behind Family Members of Chinese Overseas, 1880s-1990s

HEN HUIFEN
(abstract)



Kung Pao Kosher: Jewish Americans and Chinese Restaurants in New York

HAIMING LIU
(abstract)



Reports

Chinese Migrants in Switzerland: From Mutual Assistance to Promoting Economic Interests

MARYLENE LIEBER



Moving from Binondo to the "Chinese Villages" of the Suburbs: A Geographical Study of the Chinese in Metro-Manila

CATHERINE GUEGUEN



Book Reviews

Asian Diasporas: New Formations, New Conceptions

edited by Rhacel S. Parrenas and Lok C.D. Siu

Reviewed by LEANDER SEAH

Contemporary Chinese America: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Community Transformation

by Zhou Min

Reviewed by WEI LI

At Home in the Chinese Diaspora: Memories, Identities and Belongings

edited by Kuah-pearce Khun Eng and Andrew P. Davidson

Reviewed by WENDY WEN LI and SHILOH GROOT

The Dragon and the Taniwha - Maori and Chinese in New Zealand

edited by Manying Ip

Reviewed by JOCK PHILLIPS

印度尼西亚华文教育发展史

(History of development in Chinese education in Indonesia)

by Huang Kunzhang 黄昆章

Reviewed by LEO SURYADINATA

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VOL 6 NO 2 (2010)

Contents



Articles

Junk Trade, Business Networks, and Sojourning Communities: Hokkien Merchants in Early Maritime Asia

JAMES K. CHIN
(abstract)



The Malayan Communist Party and the Indonesian Communist Party: Features of Co-operation

HARA FUJIO
(abstract)

Chinese Chicago: Transnational Migration and Businesses, 1870s-1930s

HUPING LING
(abstract)



Diaspora in the United States: Chinese and Indians Compared

WEI LI and EMILY SKOP
(abstract)



Reports

The Hoa of Phu Quoc in Vietnam: Local Institutions, Education, and Studying Mandarin

GRACE CHEW CHYE LAY



From Sojourning to Citizenship: The Chinese Community in St. John's, Newfoundland, 1895-1967

JOHN K. SPARROW

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VOL 7 NO 1 (2011)

Contents



Articles

Vancouver Chinatown in Transition

PETER S. LI and EVA XIAOLING LI
(abstract)



From Mott Street to East Broadway: Fuzhounese Immigrants and the Revitalization of New York's Chinatown

KENNETH J. GUEST
(abstract)



Chinatown Sydney: A Window on the Chinese Community

CHRISTINE INGLIS
(abstract)



The Chinatown in Peru and the Changing Peruvian Chinese Community(ies)

ISABELLE LAUSENT-HERRERA
(abstract)



Ikebukuro Chinatown in Tokyo: The First "New Chinatown" in Japan

YAMASHITA KIYOMI
(abstract)



Book Reviews

Diasporic Histories: Cultural Archives of Chinese Transnationalism

edited by Andrea Riemenschnitter and Deborah L. Madsen

Reviewed by CHARLES J. WHEELER

The Scripting of a National History: Singapore and Its Pasts

by Hong Lisa and Huang Jianli

Reviewed by LI TANA

华人的旧金山:一个太平洋的族群的故事, 1850-1943

(Chinese in San Francisco, 1850-1943: A Trans-Pacific Community)

by Chen Yong 陈勇

Reviewed by LI JUNJIE and QIAN JIANG

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VOL 7 NO 2 (2011)

Contents



Articles

The Huaqiao in Taiwan 1895-1945: Their Ambivalent Localization

LEO DOUW
(abstract)

A Special Intermittence and Continuity in Local History: The Chinese Diaspora and Their Hometown in Battlefield Quemoy during 1949-1960s

HIANG BO-WEI
(abstract)



Seeking Residency from the Courts: The Chinese Experience in the Post-White Australia Era

JIA GAO
(abstract)



The Chinese Cultural Revolution and the Decline of the Left in Singapore

YINGHONG CHENG
(abstract)



The Internet and Hoisan-wa in the U.S.: Counter-Hegemonic Discourses and Shifting Language Ideologies

GENEVIEVE Y. LEUNG
(abstract)



Bamboo Networks: Chinese Business Owners and Co-Ethnic Networks in Auckland, New Zealand

CARINA MEARES, TRUDIE CAIN and PAUL SPOONLEY
(abstract)



Book Reviews

Chinois en Polynesie Francaise. Migration, Metissage, Diaspora

by Anne-Christine Tremon

Reviewed by JEAN BAFFIE

Asian America: Forming New Communities, Expanding Boundaries

edited by Huping Ling

Reviewed by HEIDI H. KONG



Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

by Edward J. M. Rhoads

Reviewed by WING-KAI TO

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VOL 8 NO 1 (2012)

Contents



Articles

Chinese Overseas: The Particular and the General

CHARLES A. COPPEL
(abstract)

The Change of Social Spaces within Chinese Settlements in Singapore under National Policies

YUN-TSUI YEH
(abstract)

Cantonese Sojourners and Shiwan Ceramic Roof Decoration in Malaysia

MA SO MUI
(abstract)

Reports

China's Brain Gain?: Attitudes and Future Plans of Overseas Chinese Students in the US

RYAN P. KELLOGG



The Chinese of Sao Paulo: A Case Study

JOSH STENBERG



Book Reviews

Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

by Nan M. Sussman

Reviewed by MADELINE Y. HSU

The Chinese/Vietnamese Diaspora: Revisiting the Boat People

edited by Chan Yuk Wah

Reviewed by GLEN PETERSON



Chinese Presence in Malay-Indonesian Narratives: Founders and Heroes or Merchants and Wife Givers?

by Mary Somers Heidhues

Reviewed by DEVISANTHI TUNAS

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VOL 8 NO 2 (2012)

Contents



Articles

"We Are Not a Docile People": Chinese Resistance and Exclusion in the Re-Imagining of Whiteness in South Africa, 1903-1910

TU T. HUYNH
(abstract)



Luo Di Sheng Gen (落地生根): Early Taiwanese-Chinese Immigrants in Canada and Guam

LAN-HUNG NORA CHIANG
(abstract)

Barriers to Social Integration for Chinese Immigrants in Canada, Then and Now: A Comparison

YIXUAN WANG, LI ZONG and HUI LI
(abstract)

Fuzhou Chinese Speech Group and Associations: Online Debates over the Landmarks of Manhattan Chinatown after 9/11

ANN SHU-JU CHIU
(abstract)



Studying Nonya Ceramics in the Singapore-Melaka Region and Their Larger Historical and Artistic Background

TEDDY YONG HUEI SIM and SANDY JUN CHIH LIU
(abstract)



Book Reviews

Population Policy and Reproduction in Singapore: Making Future Citizens

by Shirley Hsiao-Li Sun

Reviewed by SOPHIE SEUNG-YOON LEE

Chinese Food and Foodways in Southeast Asia and beyond

edited by Tan Chee-Beng

Reviewed by GEOFFREY BENJAMIN



Overseas Chinese in the People's Republic of China

by Glen Peterson

Reviewed by TAN CHEE-BENG



Transmigration and the New Chinese: Theories and Practices from the New Zealand Experience

edited by Manying Ip

Reviewed by ANDREW BUTCHER

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VOL 9 NO 1 (2013)

Contents



Articles

"Chinese, but not quite": Huaqiao and the Marginalization of the Overseas Chinese

SOON KEONG ONG
(abstract)

The Demise of China's Overseas Chinese State Farms

HAN XIAORONG
(abstract)

Calgary's Chinese Kinship Associations: Their Role in Chinese Canadian Integration

LLOYD SCIBAN and LLOYD WONG
(abstract)



Book Reviews

The Chinese As Seen by the Western Illustrators in the 19th Century

Reviewed by MELISSA WEI-TSING INOUYE

Overseas Chinese Christian Entrepreneurs in Modern China: A Case Study of the Influence of Christian Ethics on Business Life

Reviewed by NANLAI CAO



Peranakan Chinese in Penang and the Region: Evolving Identities and Networks

Reviewed by HUI YEW-FOONG

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VOL 10 NO 1 (2014)

Contents



Articles

Gods and/or Ancestors: Practising Lineage in Contemporary Singapore

KHEE HEONG KOH and CHANG WOEI ONG  (abstract)



Planting Good Roots and Creating Affinities: Engaged Buddhism in the Chinese-Filipino Context


ARISTOTLE C. DY (abstract)

Making the "Invisible" a "Visible Problem" -- The Representation of Chinese Illegal Immigrants in U.S. Newspapers

ZHENG ZHU (abstract)



Research Report (Re) imaginings of Hong Kong: Voices from the Hong Kong Diaspora and Their Children

WINNIE TANG



Book Reviews

Pacific Crossing: California Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong Reviewed by WING CHUNG NG

The Chinese Face in Australia: Multi-generational Ethnicity among Australian-born Chinese

Reviewed by MAY S. PARTRIDGE



Chinese and Indian Business: Historical Antecedents

Reviewed by PANG YANG HUEI



Creation of Culture and Identity of Ethnic Chinese in Japan: Chinese School, Lion Dance Guandi Temple, Overseas Chinese History Museum

Reviewed by TIEN-SHI CHEN

A Virtual Chinatown: The Diasporic Mediasphere of Chinese Migrants

Reviewed by HOWARD DUNCAN



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VOL 10 NO 2 (2014)



Contents



Articles



Aid Refugee Chinese Intellectuals, Inc. and the Political Uses of Humanitarian Relief, 1952-1962

MADELINE Y. HSU (abstract)



Humanitarian Assistance and Propaganda War: Repatriation and Relief of the Nationalist Refugees in Hong Kong's Rennie's Mill Camp, 1950-1955


DOMINIC MENG-HSUAN YANG (abstract)



From Resettlement to Rights Protection: The Collective Actions of the Refugees from Vietnam in China since the Late 1970s


HAN XIAORONG (abstract)



The Disobedient Diaspora: Overseas Chinese Students in Mao’s China, 1958-66


SHELLY CHAN (abstract)



Guiqiao (Returned Overseas Chinese) Identity in the PRC


CALEB FORD (abstract)



Book Reviews



Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Reviewed by LAI YU-JU



Feizhou huaqiao shehuishi ziliao xuanji, 1800-2005

Reviewed by PANG YANG HUEI



New Chinese Migrants from Zhejiang and the Development of Qiaoxiang: An Interactive Perspective

Reviewed by JIN XIALINGZI



Seeing Transnationally: How Chinese Migrants Make Their Dreams Come True

Reviewed by JAMES K. CHIN



China’s Left-Behind Wives: Families of Migrants from Fujian to Southeast Asia, 1930s-1950s

Reviewed by JASON LIM



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VOL 11 NO 1 (2015)




Contents



Articles



The challenges for the Chinese Merchants in Botswana: A Middleman Minority Perspective


YANYIN ZI (abstract)



Intellectual Migration and Brain Circulation: Conceptual Framework and Empirical Evidence


WEI LI, WAN YU, CLAUDIA SAOWSKI-SMITH and HAO WANG (abstract)



Gender and the Representation of Chinese Intellectual Migration to the United States in China’s Reform and Opening-Up Era


WEI MIAO (abstract)



School Success and Failure: Changes Seen in Children of Chinese Descent in Paris

SUMIKO YAMAMOTO (abstract)

The Archaeology of Overseas Chinese Abalone Fisherman on Santa Rosa Island, Alta California

TODD J. BRAJE and LINDA BENTZ (abstract)



Book Reviews

Yen Ching-hwang, Ethic Chinese Business in Asia: History, Culture and Business Enterprise

Reviewed by DONNA BRUNERO

Yow Cheun Hoe. Guangdong and Chinese Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of Qiaoxiang

Reviewed by MIN ZHOU




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VOL 11 NO 2 (2015)




Contents



Articles



Constructing Identities through Multilingualism and Multiscriptualism The Linguistic Landscape in Dutch and Belgian Chinatowns


XIAOMEI WANG and HANS VAN DE VELDE (abstract)



Contesting Transnational Mobility among New Zealand’s Chinese Migrants from an Economic Perspective


LIANGNI SALLY LIU and JUN LU (abstract)



Writing Women and the Nation in Diaspora Jung Chang’sWild Swans: Three Daughters of China


CHUNHUI PENG (abstract)



Research Report



Early Chinese-American Society as Portrayed in Chinese Letters of the Ah Louis Family of San Luis Obispo, California, USA


JOEL FETZER (abstract)



Book Reviews

Warrior Women: Gender, Race, and the Transnational Chinese Action Star

by Lisa Funnell

Reviewed by PAUL BOWMAN

Chinese Migration to Europe: Prato, Italy, and Beyond

by Loretta Baldassar, Graeme Johanson, Narelle McAuliffe, and Massimo Bressan

Reviewed by HIU LING CHAN

Evolution and Model: The Propagation of Taoism and Buddhism in Singapore

by Xu Yuantai

Reviewed by JACK MENG-TAT CHIA

Tsai Ming-Liang and a Cinema of Slowness

by Song Hwee Lim

Reviewed by CARLOS ROJAS

Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America

by Yong Chen

Reviewed by LEANDER SEAH

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VOL 12 NO 1 (2016)


Contents

Articles


More Active Outside the Classroom: Chinese International Students' Interactions with Chinese Communities in Australia

JIA GAO
(abstract)

Chinese Student Migration, Social Networking, and Local Engagement in the UK: An Empirical Study

BIN WU
(abstract)

The Social Networks of Chinese Students Studying in France

JULIA CARNINE
(abstract)

Politically Sensitive Chinese Students' Engagement with Democrary in Canada: A Case Study

GANG LI
(abstract)

Chinese Student Migrants and American Religious Organizations

LISONG LIU
(abstract)

Book Reviews

Scattered Sand: The Story of China’s Rural Migrants                                                             

by Hsiao-Hung Pai

Reviewed by BIAO XIANG

Dutch Commerce and Chinese Merchants in Java: Colonial Relationships in Trade and Finance, 1800-1942

by Alexander Claver

Reviewed by GUO-QUAN SENG

Migration in China and Asia: Experience and Policy

by Jijiao Zhang and Howard Duncan

Reviewed by SIN YEE KOH

The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority , written by Madeline Y. HsuThe Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

by Ellen D. Wu

Reviewed by JEANETTE YIH HARVIE

Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979

by Andrew Mertha

Reviewed by XIAORONG HAN

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VOL 12 NO 2 (2016)

Contents

           

Articles


Shifting Political Terrains in "The City by the Bay": Mayor Ed Lee and the Two Convergences of San Francisco Politics                                                                   

JAMES S. LAI
(abstract)     

Intergenerational Dimensions of Transnational Chinese Migrant Families in New Zealand - A Research Gap Identified                                                                                         

LIANGNI SALLY LIU
(abstract)   

Distinctive Beliefs and Practices: Chinese Religiosities in Saskatoon, Canada        

TAK_LING TERRY WOO
(abstract) 

Overseas-Chinese Women and Education: A Case Study of an Overseas-Chinese Womem's Association in Yokohama's Chinatown                                                                  

YEELAM ELIM WONG
(abstract)     

Book reviews

Biao Xiang, Brenda S.A.Yeoh, and Mika Toyota.

Return: Nationalizing Transnational Mobility in Asia

Reviewed by YING DUAN

Mei-Fen Kuo and Judith Brett. Unlocking the History of the Australian Kuo Min Tang 1911 to 2013

Reviewed by EVELYN HU-DEHART

Mei-Fen Kuo. Making Chinese Australia: Urban Elites, Newspapers and the Formation of Chinese-Australian Identity, 1892-1912

Reviewed by EVELYN HU-DEHART

Wen-Chin Chang. Beyond Borders: Stories of Yunnanese Chinese Migrants of Burma

Reviewed by RUIZHI LIAN

Christopher Rea and Nicolai Volland (eds). The Business of Culture: Cultural Entrepreneurs in Cina and Southeast Asia, 1900-65

Reviewed by DONNA BRUNERO

Carlos Rojas. Homesickness: Culture, Contagion, and National Transformation in Modern China

Reviewed by CHIEN-HSIN TSAI