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Indian Diaspora and Transnationalism

edited by Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Michiel Baas and Thomas Faist

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ISBN 10: 8131605159 / ISBN 13: 9788131605158
Published by Rawat, 2012
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Contents : 1. Indian translationalism: theoretical developments and practical implications/Michiel Baas, Ajaya Kumar Sahoo and Thomas Faist. 2. Towards transnational studies: world theories, transnationalization, and changing institutions/Thomas Faist. 3. Trends and impact of migrant transnationalism/Steven Vertovec. 4. The contemporary discourse of Diaspora studies/Khachig Tololyan. 5. Diasporas, transnational spaces and communities/Michel Bruneau. 6. Moral economics of a translocal village: obligation and shame among south Indian transnational migrants/Selvaraj Velayutham and Amanda Wise. 7. Imagining difference: the experiences of transnational Indian IT professionals in Germany/Louise Meijering and Bettina van Hoven. 8. Transnational love and marriage in the Australian-Indian diaspora/Hurriyet Babacan and Narayan Gopalkrishnan. 9. Work family relations in transnational perspective: a view from high-tech firms in Indian and the United States/Winifred R. Poster and Srirupa Prasad. 10. Conceptualizing Hinduism/Heinz-Scheifinger. 11. Between moderation and radicalization: transnational interactions of Jamaat-e-Islami of India/Irfan Ahmad. 12. Globalizing Hidnuism: a traditional Guru and modern businessmen in Chennai/C.J. Fuller and John Harris. 13. The Diasporic imaginary and the Indian Diaspora/Vijay Mishra. 14. Innocents abroad and prohibited immigrants: Australians in India and Indians in Australia 1890-1910/Margaret Allen. 15. The spatial social and political incorporation of Asian Indian immigrants in Dallas, Texas/Caroline B. Brettell. 16. Kolkata transnationalism and the Diasporic imaginary/Pablo S. Bose. 17. The limits of transnational mobilization: Indian American Lobby groups and the India-US Civil Nuclear deal/Sangay Mishra. Index. The present study of Transnationalism was born our of observations that migrants no longer simply cross borders to live elsewhere, but regularly turn this crossing borders into a lifestyle of its own. The chapters in this volume present not only an important overview of the state of the study on Indian transnationalism, but also act as an important source of inspiration to think beyond the concept and the way it has been studied so far. The book will be useful to students and researchers working in the areas of Indian diaspora and transnationalism. (jacket). Bookseller Inventory # 109683

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Title: Indian Diaspora and Transnationalism

Publisher: Rawat

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

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The present study of transnationalism was born out of observations that migrants no longer simply cross borders to live elsewhere, but regularly turn this 'crossing borders' into a lifestyle of its own. This book not only presents an important overview of transnationalism in India, but also acts as an important source of inspiration to think beyond the concept and the way it has been studied so far. The book will be useful to students and researchers working in the areas of Indian diaspora and transnationalism.

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