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Temporality in Mobile Lives: Contemporary Asia-Australia Migration and Everyday Time

Shanthi Robertson


This book provides fresh perspectives on 21st-century migratory experiences in this innovative study of young Asian migrants' lives in Australia. Exploring the aspirations and realities of transnational mobility, the book shows how migration has reshaped lived experiences of time for middle-class young people moving between Asia and the West for work, study and lifestyle opportunities. Through a new conceptual framework of 'chronomobilities', which looks at 'time-regimes' and 'time-logics', the book demonstrates how migratory pathways have become far more complex than leaving one country for a ... More

Keywords: Asian migrants, Australia, migratory experience, transnational mobility, migration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781529211511
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529211511.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shanthi Robertson, author
Western Sydney University