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Title: Going Home to Cry: An Analysis of Labour Migrant Letters
Authors: Mani, A. 
Issue Date: 1996
Citation: Mani, A. (1996). Going Home to Cry: An Analysis of Labour Migrant Letters. Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science 24 (2) : 84-98. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Examines letters written by 300 Tamil migrant workers in Malaya & Singapore in 1962 to explore their social disorganization in homeland India & social reorganization in Malaya, focusing on the social disorganization theory proposed by W. Thomas & Florian Znaniecki (1984). The letters also provide information on living conditions aboard the ships, preparation for travel, & life in India, including the treatment by Indian customs officials. The importance of the village migrant workers' ethnic identity in multiracial Malaya is also discussed. C. Haywood.
Source Title: Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science
ISSN: 03038246
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