Millionaire Migrants: Trans-Pacific Life Lines
April 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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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