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Transnational Migrations

The Indian Diaspora, 1st Edition

Edited by William Safran, Ajaya Sahoo, Brij V. Lal

Routledge India

212 pages

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This book studies Indian diaspora, currenlty 20 million across the world, from various perspectives. It looks at the 'transnational' nature of the middle class worker. Other aspects include: post 9/11 challenges; ethnicity in USA; cultural identity versus national identity; gender issues amongst the diaspora communities. It argues that Indian middl

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Examining the "Global" Indian Middle Class: Gender and Culture in the Silicon Valley/Bangalore Circuit Smitha Radhakrishnan 2. 9/11 and the Indian Diaspora: Narratives of Race, Place and Immigrant Identity Sunil Bhatia 3. Committed to Ethnicity, Committed to America: How Second-Generation Indian Americans' Ethnic Boundaries Further their Americanisation Pawan Dhingra 4. The Indian Diaspora in Transnational Context: Social Relations and Cultural Identities of Immigrants to New York City Gauri Bhattacharya 5. Transnationalism and the Indo-Fijian Diaspora: The Relationship of Indo-Fijian to India and its People Carmen Voight-Graf 6. Home and Away: Diasporas, Developments and Displacements in a Globalising World Pablo Shiladitya Bose. Index

About the Editors

William Safran is Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Colorado, USA. Ajaya Kumar Sahoo is Lecturer, Centre for Study of Indian Diaspora, University of Hyderabad. Brij V. Lal, Professor is former Head of Pacific and Asian History, Australian National University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies
TRV003040
TRAVEL / Asia / India