Temporary labour migration has overtaken permanent migration in many countries. This phenomenon is particularly acute in the small city-state of Singapore which has one of largest non-resident population in the world and a majority is on temporary employment visas. Their employment contracts allow them to reside in Singapore between 3 and 5 years. Temporary migration produces fleeting and disjunctive contact with cultural difference.
|Title of host publication||Visuality, emotions and minority culture|
|Subtitle of host publication||feeling ethnic|
|Editors||John Nguyet Erni|
|Publisher||Springer, Springer Nature|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
|Name||Humanities in Asia|
Velayutham, S. (2017). Negotiating difference and cultural minoritization: Chinese migrant workers in Singapore's Little India. In J. Nguyet Erni (Ed.), Visuality, emotions and minority culture: feeling ethnic (pp. 45-55). (Humanities in Asia; Vol. 3). Springer, Springer Nature.