Empowering Subaltern Voices Through Education The Chakma Diaspora in Australia
Asian Women, Identity and Migration Experiences of Transnational Women of Indian Origin/Heritage
By Urmee Chakma
February 28, 2023
Based on a four‐year-long empirical study, this book employs contemporary theories from the Global South to investigate the role of education in the experience of migration and settlement of the Chakma people of Bangladesh in the city of Melbourne, Australia. Exploring the migration opportunities ...
By Nish Belford, Reshmi Lahiri-Roy
December 30, 2020
This book explores the influence which education and migration experiences have on women of Indian origin in Australia and the United Kingdom when (re)negotiating their identities. The intersections of migration and transnationalism are critically examined through multiple theoretical lenses across...
By Alexander Trupp
August 23, 2018
Visitors to Thailand’s urban and beach-sided tourist hotspots notice the presence of colourful and predominantly female vendors offering self-made and mass-manufactured products. A high percentage of these vendors are members of the highland ethnic minority group of Akha who have become ...
By Debdatta Chowdhury
June 26, 2018
The effects of the partition of India in 1947 have been more far-reaching and complex than the existing partition narratives of violence and separation reveal. The immediacy of the movement of refugees between India and the newly-formed state of Pakistan overshadowed the actual effect of the ...
By Liangni Sally Liu
January 31, 2018
The term ‘circulatory transnational migration’ best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants – that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and various host countries. ‘Return migration’, ‘step ...
By Ramya M. Vijaya, Bidisha Biswas
November 15, 2016
In recent years, interest in the large group of skilled immigrants coming from India to the United States has soared. However, this immigration is seen as being overwhelmingly male. Female migrants are depicted either as family migrants following in the path chosen by men, or as victims of ...