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Desis divided : the political lives of South Asian Americans

Author: Sangay K Mishra
Publisher: Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sangay K Mishra
ISBN: 9780816681150 0816681155 9780816681167 0816681163
OCLC Number: 958164412
Description: ix, 276 Seiten : Diagramme ; 23 cm
Contents: ContentsAbbreviationsIntroduction: Situating Desis in U.S. Ethnoracial Politics1. South Asian Americans and Immigration Regimes: Exclusion, Ghadar Rebellion, and Silicon Valley2. Political Incorporation and New Immigrants: Beyond Racial Solidarity3. Race, Religion, and Communities: South Asians in the Post-9/11 United States4. Mapping the Modes of Mobilization5. Transnationalism and Political Participation: The Challenges of "In-Between" Americans6. Diasporic Nationalism and Fragments WithinConclusion: Negotiating Identities and Crafting SolidaritiesAcknowledgmentsNotesBibliographyIndex
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