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Author Hindman, Heather.

Title Mediating the global [electronic resource] : expatria's forms and consequences in Kathmandu / Heather Hindman.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 277 p. : ill., map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : expatria in Nepal -- Conjunctures of mediations : the historical logics of expatriate Nepal -- Families that fail : the mechanisms and labor of productivity -- Market basket economics : the practice of paperwork and shopping like an expatriate -- The protean expatriate : flexibility and the modern worker -- Saving business from culture : cross-cultural training and multicultural performances -- Living in expatria : institutions and the mobile community -- Conclusion : Kathmandu's twenty-first-century expatria.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Foreign workers -- Nepal -- Kathmandu -- Social life and customs.
Professional employees -- Nepal -- Kathmandu -- Social life and customs.
International agencies -- Officials and employees -- Nepal -- Kathmandu.
International business enterprises -- Nepal -- Kathmandu -- Employees.
Labor and globalization -- Nepal -- Kathmandu.
Culture and globalization -- Nepal -- Kathmandu.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780804786515 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804788557 (electronic bk.)

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