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The Resource Making Critical Sense of Immigrant Experience : A Case Study of Hong Kong Chinese in Canada

Making Critical Sense of Immigrant Experience : A Case Study of Hong Kong Chinese in Canada

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Making Critical Sense of Immigrant Experience : A Case Study of Hong Kong Chinese in Canada
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Making Critical Sense of Immigrant Experience
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A Case Study of Hong Kong Chinese in Canada
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This book provides a critical voice to immigrants through their subjective workplace experiences. Through a lens of critical sensemaking (CSM), stakeholders can understand the role of sensemaking in immigrants' decisions and to refocus the debate around immigration policy from structural to discursive approaches
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Critical Management Studies
Making Critical Sense of Immigrant Experience : A Case Study of Hong Kong Chinese in Canada
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Making Critical Sense of Immigrant Experience : A Case Study of Hong Kong Chinese in Canada
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Contents
  • "Front Cover" -- "Making Critical Sense of Immigrant Experience" -- "Copyright Page" -- "Contents" -- "List of Tables" -- "List of Figures" -- "About the Book" -- "Preface" -- "Introduction" -- "Chapter 1 Introduction and Outline" -- "1.1. An Overview of Contemporary Immigrant Issues" -- "1.2. Introduction to the Study" -- "1.3. The Contribution of This Study" -- "1.4. An Insiderâ{u0080}{u0099}s Voice" -- "1.5. Some Definitions" -- "1.6. Outline of the Chapters" -- "Chapter 2 Deconstructing Immigrant Identity Work" -- "2.1. Overview of This Chapter" -- "2.2. Theme One: Structural Approaches to Visible Minority Immigrants" -- "2.3. Theme Two: Identity Construction through Social Constructionism" -- "2.4. Theme Three: Poststructuralist Literature on Identity Work" -- "Chapter 3 Methodological Approach" -- "3.1. Overview of This Chapter" -- "3.2. The Poststructuralist Perspective" -- "3.3. Critical Sensemaking as a Conceptual Framework" -- "3.3.1. Element One: Socio-Psychological Properties" -- "3.3.2. Element Two: Formative Contexts" -- "3.3.3. Element Three: Organizational Rules" -- "3.3.4. Element Four: Foucauldian Discourse" -- "Chapter 4 Research Design" -- "4.1. My Access and the Informants" -- "4.2. Translation and Transcription" -- "4.3. Other Texts" -- "4.4. Ethical Considerations and Reflexivity" -- "4.5. Data Analysis" -- "Chapter 5 Capturing the Discursive Elements of the Formative Context Retrospectively" -- "5.1. Formative Context" -- "5.2. The History of Chinese Immigrants in Canada and Canadian Immigration Policy" -- "5.3. Immigrant Interview Accounts" -- "5.4. The Political Sense of the Chinese Administration" -- "5.5. The Lifestyle Discourse" -- "5.6. In the Shadow of Whiteness: The Colonial Influence" -- "5.7. Hong Kongâ{u0080}{u0099}s Workplace Culture and Work Identity"
  • "Chapter 6 Searching for Plausible Cues and Institutional Rules: The Politics of Normality" -- "6.1. The Institutional Field and the Notion of a Deficient Self" -- "6.2. Organizational Rules and Funding Requirements" -- "6.3. The Dominant Discourse of Integration" -- "6.3.1. The Integration Game" -- "6.3.2. Rule #1: Networking" -- "6.3.3. Rule #2: Volunteering" -- "6.3.4. Rule #3: Local Qualifications" -- "6.3.5. Rule #4: Speak English Well" -- "6.3.6. Rule #5: Cultural Rules" -- "6.3.7. Rule #6: Lower Your Pride" -- "6.4. A Silent Discourse of Exploitation" -- "6.4.1. Intra-Ethnic Oppression: Being in a CORNer" -- "6.4.1.1. Working in Chinese-Owned Organizations: Life Outside the Mainstream" -- "6.4.1.2. Instrumental Exploitation" -- "6.4.1.3. Co-Workers: Established Immigrants" -- "6.4.1.4. Harshness" -- "6.4.1.5. Accepting the Unacceptable" -- "6.4.1.6. Voluntary Exploitation" -- "Chapter 7 Agency and Identity Labels: The Micro-Processes of Resistance" -- "7.1. Identity Labels" -- "7.1.1. Refusing to Play the Game" -- "7.1.2. The Deficient Self" -- "7.1.3. Gendering" -- "7.2. The In-between Self" -- "7.2.1. Theme 1: Helpful but Also Helpless" -- "7.2.2. Theme 2: Useful but Also Useless" -- "7.2.3. Theme 3: Good but Not Good Enough" -- "7.2.4. Theme 4: Racism but Not Racism" -- "7.2.5. Theme 5. Chinese but Not Quite Chinese" -- "7.2.6. Theme 6: Canadian but Not Canadian" -- "7.2.7. Theme 7: Struggling In-between" -- "7.3. The Cost of Immigration" -- "7.3.1. Recovering from a Suicide Attempt" -- "7.3.2. Making Sense of Clinical Depression" -- "7.3.3. Other Costs of Immigration" -- "7.4. Ignorance Is Strength: Inside the Boundaries of Acceptance" -- "Chapter 8 Unpacking Workplace Inequality" -- "8.1. Making Critical Sense of Workplace Inequality" -- "8.2. Critical Implications" -- "8.3. Contributions" -- "Epilogue" -- "A Reflection" -- "References"
  • "Appendix A Unstructured Interview Questions" -- "Appendix B Summary of Informants" -- "About the Volume Editor"
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