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Chinese Migration to Europe free pdf Through an analysis of Chinese migration to Europe, this volume examines the most pressing migration and integration issues facing many societies today, from the political and policy-based challenges of managing increasingly diverse communities, to individual lived experiences of identity and belonging. In addition to chapters on the UK, France and Italy, the book spotlights one of the most extraordinary examples of Chinese migration to Europe: that provided by the city of Prato, just 20km from Florence in Tuscany, Italy. Renowned for its historic textile industry, Prato is now home to one of the largest populations of Chinese residents in Europe, a phenomenon that is remarkable not only for its magnitude but also for the speed with which it has developed. This edited collection, which brings together twenty-seven separate contributors, deepens our understanding of the case of Prato within the context of Chinese migration to the new Europe.

About Loretta Baldassar

Loretta Baldassar is Professor and Discipline Chair in the department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Western Australia, Australia, and Adjunct Principal Research Fellow, School of Political and Social Inquiry, Monash University, Australia. Baldassar has published extensively on migration and transnational families She was Director of the Monash Centre in Prato, Italy, from 2009 to 2011. Associate Professor Graeme Johanson co-edited one of the first books on Chinese migration to Prato, since translated into Italian and Chinese. At Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, Johanson undertook many projects which explore the contribution of information and communications technologies to the welfare of marginalised groups such as migrants. Narelle McAuliffe has worked as a Research Officer for the Monash University Prato Centre, Italy, since 2009. She also now co-ordinates the Monash Faculty of Arts' international study programs in Prato. McAuliffe has a Master of Arts by research in Italian linguistics from The University of Western Australia. Massimo Bressan is President of IRIS (Istituto di Ricerche e Interventi Sociali, Italy) and an anthropologist. He carries out social and evaluation research and he acts as a consultant for social, economic and area planning. He teaches urban cultural anthropology in the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Florence, Italy.

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Author : Loretta Baldassar
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 28 May 2015
ISBN : 1137400234
EAN : 9781137400239
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 376 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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