Transnational Migrations: The Indian Diaspora

1st Edition

William Safran, Ajaya Sahoo, Brij V. Lal

Routledge India
Published March 9, 2009
Reference - 212 Pages
ISBN 9780415483223 - CAT# Y000002

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Summary

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 middle classes have the unique advantages of skills, mobility, cultural rootedness and ethics of hard-work.

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