Global Asian City

Migration, Desire and the Politics of Encounter in 21st Century Seoul
Product Number: EB00727498
Released: Jun 06, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119380047
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

Global Asian City provides a unique theoretical framework for studying the growth of cities and migration focused on the notion of desire as a major driver of international migration to Asian cities. -Draws on more than 120 interviews of emigrants to Seoul-including migrant workers from Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, English teachers from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, UK and USA, and international students at two elite Korean universities -Features a comparative account of different migrant populations and the ways in which national migration systems and urban processes create differences between these groups -Focuses on the causes of international migrant to Seoul, South Korea, and reveals how migration has transformed the city and nation, especially in the last two decades

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Author(s): Francis L. Collins
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: May 03, 2018

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