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Pain, pride, and politics : social movement activism and the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora in Canada

Author: Amarnath Amarasingam
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : University of Georgia Press, [2015]
Series: Geographies of justice and social transformation
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Amarasingam analyzes the reactions of diasporic Tamils in Canada at a time when the separatist Tamil movement was being crushed by the Sri Lankan armed forces. His work provides an in-depth  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Amarasingam, Amarnath.
Pain, pride, and politics : social movement activism and the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora in Canada.
Athens, Georgia : University of Georgia Press, [2015]
xii, 229 pages ; 23 cm.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amarnath Amarasingam
ISBN: 9780820348148 0820348147
OCLC Number: 988022952
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (247 pages) : charts.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Civil war in Sri Lanka and the birth of the Tamil diaspora --
The rise and fall of tamil militancy in Sri Lanka --
Tamil migration to Canada : the turbulent 1980s and the birth of a community --
The Tamil diaspora as a social movement --
Taking to the streets : diaspora mobilization, frame wars, and the 2009 protests --
New leadership, new organizations, and new hurdles --
Tamil youth and postwar movement identity --
Conclusion --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Geographies of justice and social transformation
Responsibility: Amarnath Amarasingam.

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This book will interest not only those interested in Tamil diasporic politics in Canada but also would interest any reader wanting to know broader trends in diasporic social movements.--Siva Read more...

 
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