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Desis divided : the political lives of South Asian Americans

Author: Sangay K Mishra
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For immigrants to America, from Europeans in the early twentieth century through later Latinos, Asians, and Caribbeans, gaining social and political ground has generally been considered an exercise  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mishra, Sangay K., 1968-
Desis divided
(DLC) 2015019113
(OCoLC)921240083
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sangay K Mishra
ISBN: 9781452949949 1452949948
OCLC Number: 939520203
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Abbreviations --
Introduction: Situating Desis in U.S. Ethnoracial Politics --
1. South Asian Americans and Immigration Regimes: Exclusion, Ghadar Rebellion, and Silicon Valley --
2. Political Incorporation and New Immigrants: Beyond Racial Solidarity --
3. Race, Religion, and Communities: South Asians in the Post- 9/11 United States --
4. Mapping the Modes of Mobilization --
5. Transnationalism and Political Participation: The Challenges of "In-Between" Americans --
6. Diasporic Nationalism and Fragments Within --
Conclusion: Negotiating Identities and Crafting Political Solidarities --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
R --
S --
T --
U --
V --
W --
Y --
Z.
Responsibility: Sangay K. Mishra.

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