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Title: Qiaowu : extra-territorial policies for the overseas Chinese
Authors: van Dongen, Els
Keywords: Humanities::History
Issue Date: 2015
Source: van Dongen, E. (2015). Qiaowu : extra-territorial policies for the overseas Chinese. The China Quarterly, 221, 273-275. doi:10.1017/S0305741015000235
Journal: The China Quarterly
Abstract: Whereas scholarship on diasporas has expanded in tandem with research on globalization and migration in recent decades, the role of diasporas in international relations remains an understudied subject. In the field of IR, questions of transnationalism and national identity have mostly been approached through the lens of constructivism. In response to this, some scholars have urged for the return of the state in analyses of the role of diasporas in IR. James Jiann Hua To’s study of qiaowu or “Overseas Chinese (OC) affairs work” (huaqiao shiwu gongzuo) falls within the scope of the latter. As such, this is an attempt to offer a more updated and systematic approach to existing accounts of “qiaowu methodology” (p. 12), of which Stephen Fitzgerald’s China and the Overseas Chinese: A Study of Peking’s Changing Policy 1949-1970 (Cambridge University Press, 1972) is perhaps the most classic example
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/146437
ISSN: 0305-7410
DOI: 10.1017/S0305741015000235
Rights: © 2015 The China Quarterly. All rights reserved. This paper was published by Cambridge University Press in The China Quarterly and is made available with permission of The China Quarterly.
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