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Title Ethnic Chinese as Southeast Asians / edited by Leo Suryadinata
Published New York : St. Martin's Press ; Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, [1997]
©1997

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Description xi, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Ethnic Chinese in Southeast Asia: Overseas Chinese, Chinese Overseas or Southeast Asians? / Leo Suryadinata -- Comments / Tan Chee Beng -- 2. The Ethnic Chinese in Indonesia: Issues of Identity / Mely G. Tan -- Comments / A. Dahana -- 3. Malaysian Chinese: Seeking Identity in Wawasan 2020 / Lee Kam Hing -- Comments / Ahmat Adam -- 4. Ethnic Chinese in Myanmar and their Identity / Mya Than -- Comments / Khin Maung Kyi -- 5. The Ethnic Chinese as Filipinos / Teresita Ang See -- Comments / Renato S. Velasco -- 6. From Overseas Chinese to Chinese Singaporeans / Chiew Seen Kong -- Comments / A. Mani -- 7. From Siamese-Chinese to Chinese-Thai: Political Conditions and Identity Shifts among the Chinese in Thailand / Supang Chantavanich -- Comments / Anusorn Limmanee -- 8. Ethnic Chinese in Vietnam and their Identity / Tran Khanh -- Comments / Ta Huu Phuong
App. Women and Chinese Identity: An Exchange at the Closing Session of the Workshop / Mely Tan, Wang Gungwu and Leo Suryadinata [et al.]
Summary More than 80 per cent of the Chinese outside China live in Southeast Asia and many of them have been integrated into the local societies. However, the resurgence of China and ethnic Chinese investment in their ancestral land have caused concern among some non-Chinese Southeast Asian elites. They have begun to question the position and identity of the Chinese population in their countries. Ethnic Chinese as Southeast Asians addresses these ethnic Chinese issues, as well as ethnic Chinese relations with China and with indigenous groups in the region. Written by leading scholars in Southeast Asia, including both ethnic Chinese and non-Chinese, the volume also explores the position of the ethnic Chinese in contemporary as well as the future Southeast Asia, providing readers with a most up-to-date and comprehensive study on the subject
Analysis Asia, Southeast
Asian migration
Chinese
Cultural identity
Economic conditions
Ethnic relations
Foreign investment
Overseas item
Notes Papers originally presented at the Workshop on Ethnic Chinese as Southeast Asians, 26-27 April 1996, Singapore
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Chinese -- Cultural assimilation -- Southeast Asia.
Chinese -- Southeast Asia -- Economic conditions.
Chinese -- Southeast Asia -- Ethnic identity.
Chinese -- Southeast Asia.
Investments, Foreign -- China.
Asia, Southeastern -- Ethnic relations.
Author Suryadinata, Leo.
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
Workshop on Ethnic Chinese as Southeast Asians (1996 : Singapore)
LC no. 97012113
ISBN 0312175760 (St. Martin's : cloth)
9813055502 (ISEAS : pbk.)
9813055588 (ISEAS : cloth)