Chinese migrant entrepreneurship in Australia from the 1990s : case-studies of success in Sino-Australian relations / Jia Gao.Material type: TextSeries: Chandos Asian studies series: 69.Publisher: Waltham, MA : Elsevier : Chandos Publishing, Description: 1 online resource (208 pages)Content type: Media type: Carrier type: ISBN: 9781780634654; 178063465XSubject(s): Entrepreneurship -- Australia | New business enterprises -- Australia | Chinese -- Australia | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industrial Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior | Chinese | Entrepreneurship | New business enterprises | AustraliaGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Chinese migrant entrepreneurship in Australia from the 1990s. Case-studies of success in Sino-Australian relationsDDC classification: 658.4/21 LOC classification: HB615 | .G36 2015ebOnline resources: ScienceDirect
For more than two decades Australia has not only prospered without a recession but has achieved a higher growth rate than any Western country. This achievement has been credited to Australia's historic shift to Asia; the transformation of the relationship between these two countries is one of the most important changes in the Asia-Pacific region. However, the role of new Chinese migrants in transforming Sino-Australian relations through their entrepreneurial activities has not been deeply explored. 'Chinese Migrant Entrepreneurship in Australia from the 1990s' adds new theoretical considerations and empirical evidence to a growing interest in entrepreneurship, and presents an account of a group of new Chinese migrant entrepreneurs who have succeeded in their business ventures significantly contributing to both Australia and China. The first chapter introduces the history between Australia and China, followed by chapters focusing on post-migration realities, economic opportunities, Chinese outbound tourism and the use of community media. The final chapter concludes with a summary.
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Front Cover; Chinese Migrant Entrepreneurship in Australia from the 1990s: Case-studies of success in Sino-Australian relations; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of tables; List of figures; Preface and acknowledgements; About the author; List of abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction to the Chinese in Australia; 1.1 A brief history of the Chinese in Australia; 1.2 Chinese students in the late 1980s; 1.3 Current literature on Chinese entrepreneurship; 1.4 Organisation of this book; Chapter 2: Settling down in the New Gold Mountain; 2.1 New migrants and postmigration realities
2.2 The Xin Jinshan School2.3 Competing in the education market; 2.4 A game changer for new migrant families; Chapter 3: Riding on the sheep's back; 3.1 Economic restructuring and opportunities; 3.2 Spending buckets of gold on sheepskin; 3.3 Making Yellow Earth products a fashion in China; Chapter 4: Chinese electronics see the world; 4.1 A novel idea; 4.2 The first Konka televisions arrive in Australia; 4.3 Striving for a share in the Australian market; Chapter 5: Opening two tightly closed doors; 5.1 Two tightly closed doors; 5.2 Chinese study tours in Australia
5.3 Chinese roles in inbound tourism and education industriesChapter 6: Beyond the small community; 6.1 The suzhi of the new Chinese migrants; 6.2 Breaking new ground in the community media market; 6.3 The business of community radio; 6.4 3CW as a forerunner to China's soft-power strategy; Chapter 7: Towards an improved understanding of entrepreneurship; 7.1 Summary of findings; 7.2 The Chinese in Australia in the post-mining boom; 7.3 Future research possibilities; References; Index
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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