Foreword Alan Lester 1. Examining `Expatriate' Continuities: Postcolonial Approaches to Mobile Professionals Anne-Meike Fechter and Katie Walsh 2. `New Shanghailanders' or `New Shanghainese': Western Expatriates' Narratives of Emplacement in Shanghai James Farrer 3. `Realising the Self and Developing the African': German Immigrants in Namibia Heidi Armbruster 4. Work, Identity and Change? Post/Colonial Encounters in Hong Kong Pauline Leonard 5. Institutionalising the Colonial Imagination: Chinese Middlemen and the Transnational Corporate Office in Jakarta, Indonesia William H. Leggett 6. Gender, Empire, Global Capitalism: Colonial and Corporate Expatriate Wives Anne-Meike Fechter 7. A Postcolonial Imagination? Westerners Searching for Authenticity in India Mari Korpela 8. From `Trucial State' to `Postcolonial' City? The Imaginative Geographies of British Expatriates in Dubai Anne Coles and Katie Walsh 9. `They Called Them Communists Then. . ./ What D'You Call 'Em Now?. . ./ Insurgents?' Narratives of British Military Expatriates in the Context of the New Imperialism Ben Rogaly and Becky Taylor
Anne-Meike Fechter is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Sussex, UK. She is the author of Transnational Lives: Expatriates in Indonesia (2007). Her current research focuses on aid workers as mobile professionals. Katie Walsh is affiliated with the Sussex Centre for Migration Research as a lecturer in human geography in the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, UK. Her ethnographic research on British migrants in Dubai explores transnational belonging and identities, with an emphasis on embodiment, emotion, intimacy, and materialities.