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Diaspora and identity : perspectives on South Asian diaspora

Author: Ajaya Kumar Sahoo; Gabriel Sheffer
Publisher: London : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2014. ©2014
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ajaya Kumar Sahoo; Gabriel Sheffer
ISBN: 041582544X 9780415825443 9781138850712 1138850713
OCLC Number: 822667894
Notes: This book is a collection of papers from the journal South Asian Diaspora.
Description: viii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : issues of identity in the South Asian diaspora / Ajaya Kumar Sahoo and Gabriel Sheffer --
Diasporic subjectivity as an ethical position / Dibyesh Anand --
Another world of experience? : transnational contexts and the experiences of South Asian Americans / Bandana Purkayastha --
Revisiting the UK Muslim diasporic public sphere at a time of terror : from local (benign) invisible spaces to seditious conspiratorial spaces and the 'failure of multiculturalism' discourse / Pnina Werbner --
'My language, my people' : language and ethnic identity among British-born South Asians / Rusi Jaspal and Adrian Coyle --
The Sikh gurdwara in Finland : negotiating, maintaining and transmitting immigrants' identities / Laura Hirvi --
Communal networks and gender : placing identities among South Asians in Kenya / Pascale Herzig --
Trajectory of social mobility : Asian Indian children coming of age in New York City / Rupam Saran --
The power of technology : a qualitative analysis of how South Asian youth use technology to maintain cross-gender relationships / Arshia U. Zaidi, Amanda couture and Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale --
Place of subcaste (jati) identity in the discourse on caste : examination of cast in the diaspora / P. Pratap Kumar.
Responsibility: edited by Ajaya Kumar Sahoo and Gabriel Sheffer.

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