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By Nicole Constable

Hong Kong is a gathering position for migrant household staff, investors, refugees, asylum seekers, travelers, businessmen, and native citizens. In Born Out of Place, Nicole Constable appears on the studies of Indonesian and Filipina girls during this Asian international urban. Giving voice to the tales of those migrant moms, their South Asian, African, chinese language, and Western expatriate companions, and their Hong Kong–born infants, Constable increases a major query: can we regard migrants as humans, or simply as transitority employees? This obtainable ethnography presents perception into international difficulties of mobility, relatives, and citizenship and issues to the implications, inventive responses, melodramas, and tragedies of work and migration policies.

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