International Migration and Stereotype Formation: Indonesian Migrants in Hong Kong

  title={International Migration and Stereotype Formation: Indonesian Migrants in Hong Kong},
  author={Wayne Palmer},
  journal={Journal of International Migration and Integration},
  • W. Palmer
  • Published 11 August 2020
  • Sociology
  • Journal of International Migration and Integration
This article analyses the impact of international migration on the formation and maintenance of stereotypes about the ethnic and national identities of migrant workers. It demonstrates that the employment conditions of Indonesian domestic workers in Hong Kong encourage certain types of behaviour, which in turn contribute to the processes of stereotype formation and maintenance about them in the host society. Intergroup contact theory predicts that even superficial interaction should disconfirm… 
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