Narratives from German-Born Turkish Ausländer
Forging Diasporic Citizenship is a work of narrative research that explores the nature and implications of "diasporic citizenship" as it is evolving among German-born, Turkish-origin Berliners.
Indian and Pakistani Transnational Households in Canada
The first study of Gulf South Asians in Canada, Twice Migrated, Twice Displaced reveals the impact of discriminatory labour markets, precarious work, and transnational family relationships on Gulf South Asians in Canada.
A Colonial Inheritance Saga
This extraordinary book skillfully blends diverse historical evidence to tell the harrowing story of Caroline Kearney and her struggles against the paternalistic inheritance laws of the nineteenth century colonial world.
Korean Media in Vancouver and Los Angeles
Diasporic Media beyond the Diaspora moves past the conventional understanding of diasporic media as being for only diasporic communities to evaluate its broader role as media for all members of society.
Public Health Panics and South Asian Exclusion
Not Fit to Stay reveals how officials used panic about public health concerns as a basis for excluding early twentieth-century South Asian immigrants from entering Canada and the United States.
Gender, Race, and Victoria’s Chinese Rescue Home, 1886-1923
A fascinating and critical study of the Chinese Rescue Home, an iconic institution in Victoria, BC, where members of the Women’s Missionary Society taught domestic skills to Chinese and Japanese women believed to be prostitutes, slave girls, or to be at risk of falling into these roles.
Cultural Entrepreneurs in China and Southeast Asia, 1900-65
The first critical analysis of Chinese “cultural entrepreneurs,” businesspeople whose entrepreneurial endeavours in China and Southeast Asia the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries transformed the cultural sphere.
Filipino Women and Transnational Identities
An investigation into the experiences of Filipino women in Canada’s Prairie provinces, which reveals much about their understanding of transnational identities, feminism, migration, diaspora, and the rubric of multiculturalism.
The Remarkable Story of an Indo-Canadian Family
This story about a remarkable Sikh family living in British Columbia tells a larger tale about an immigrant community’s triumphs and tribulations and the strong connections that Indo-Canadians continue to forge with their homeland.
Race, Empire, and the Transpacific
A hard-hitting reconsideration of Canadian foreign policy, Orienting Canada meticulously documents the dynamics of race and empire in the Transpacific from the 1907 race riots to Canada’s early involvement in Vietnam.
School Segregation, Anti-Racism, and the Making of Chinese Canadians
By drawing on Chinese sources and perspectives, this book offers an anti-racist history of the 1922-23 Chinese students’ strike in Victoria and Asian exclusion and racism in British Columbia.
A Japanese Canadian Memorial Project
This book explores how Japanese Canadians living in an isolated mountainous valley in the province of British Columbia worked together to transform the village where they lived for over fifty years from a site of political violence into a space for remembrance.
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