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Title Astronaut families and parachute children : the cycle of migration between Hong Kong and Australia / Rogelia Pe-Pua ... [and others]
Published Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, 1996


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 W'PONDS  304.89405125 Pep/Afa  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 77 pages ; 25 cm
Summary Examines immigration from Hong Kong to Australia in which one or more members of an immigrant family returns to Hong Kong for work or business purposes.The returnees are known as 'astronauts' and the children left are known as 'parachute children'. The study uses relevant statistics and interviews with sixty families in Sydney
Analysis Business migration
Chinese Australians
Family structure
Federal issue
Hong Kong
Return migration
Notes "Bureau of Immigration, Multicultural and Population Research" 9601376
Includes tables
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 74-77
Subject Chinese -- Australia.
Return migration -- Australia.
Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.
Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Hong Kong (China) -- Emigration and immigration -- Statistics.
Hong Kong (China) -- Emigration and immigration.
Author Pua, Rogelia Pe-
Australia. Bureau of Immigration, Multicultural, and Population Research.
ISBN 0644459018