Aihwa Ong’s Flexible Citizenship: The Cultural Logics of Transnationality intensifies the decade-long “rebirth” of diaspora and transnational studies with. Aihwa Ong’s Flexible Citizenship begins with an anecdote about Hong Kong business leaders who, facing the political uncertainty of the city-state’s imminent. Aihwa Ong – Flexible Citizenship – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt ) or read online for free.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. She is author and coeditor of several books, including Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline: Factory Women in Malaysia and Ungrounded Empires: Account Options Sign in. Are nation-states being transformed by globalization into a single globalized economy?

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Do global cultural forces herald a postnational millennium? Tying ethnography to structural analysis, Flexible My library Help Advanced Book Search.


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Few recent phenomena have proved as emblematic of our era, and as little understood, as globalization. Tying ethnography to structural analysis, Flexible Citizenship explores such questions with a focus on the links between the cultural logics of human action and on economic and political processes within the Asia-Pacific, including the impact of these forces on women and family life. Explaining how intensified travel, communications, and mass media have created a citizenshp Chinese public, Aihwa Ong argues that previous studies have mistakenly viewed transnationality as necessarily detrimental to the nation-state and have ignored individual agency in the large-scale flow of people, images, and cultural forces across borders.

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She describes how political upheavals and global markets have induced Asian investors, in particular, to omg strategies of migration and of capital accumulation and how these transnational subjects have come to symbolize both the fluidity of capital and the tension between national and personal identities.


This pioneering investigation of transnational cultural forms will appeal to those in anthropology, globalization studies, postcolonial studies, history, Asian studies, Marxist theory, and cultural studies.

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