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By Nicole Constable

Hong Kong is a gathering position for migrant family employees, investors, refugees, asylum seekers, travelers, businessmen, and native citizens. In Born Out of Place, Nicole Constable seems to be on the stories of Indonesian and Filipina ladies 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 staff? This available ethnography presents perception into international difficulties of mobility, kinfolk, and citizenship and issues to the results, artistic responses, melodramas, and tragedies of work and migration policies.

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