The Chinese Overseas in Malaysia in an Era of Change
Remembering Lee Poh Ping
Editor: Danny Wong Tze-Ken, Cheong Kee Cheok & Lee Kam Hing
Publisher: UM Press
Weight: 0.4 kg
Page: 238 pb
Price : RM52A compilation of published papers on the political economy of the Chinese overseas, this book also pays tribute to the late Prof. Lee Poh Ping, one of the papers’ authors, for whom this community is an important part of his life’s work. Although now overshadowed by the spectacular rise of China their ancestral home and no longer lauded as creators of business networks, the Chinese overseas have remained important stakeholders in their host countries and key players in the internationalization process.
By analyzing in detail remittance flows, their resilience to crises and recounting the stories of major personalities/families, this book shows that despite copious research, much about them remains to be explored.