Closed windows, open doors: geopolitics and post-1949 mainland Chinese immigration to Canada.

@article{Xf1996ClosedWO,
  title={Closed windows, open doors: geopolitics and post-1949 mainland Chinese immigration to Canada.},
  author={Liu X-f and G Norcliffe},
  journal={The Canadian geographer. Geographe canadien},
  year={1996},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={306-18}
}
"Since 1949 there have been dramatic changes in the flow of migrants from Mainland China to Canada.... Even though Canada in theory opened a window for family reunification in the postwar era by removing long-standing discriminatory clauses blocking Chinese immigration, in practice cold war geopolitics led the Chinese to shut that window, blocking nearly all emigration. Changing geopolitical circumstances led China to develop an open-door policy between 1973 and 1989, leading to increasing… CONTINUE READING
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