Transnational migrations: the Indian diaspora

Contributor(s): Safran, William [Editor] | Sahoo, Ajaya Kumar [Editor] | Lal, Brij V [Editor]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London Routledge 2009Description: xxxv, 174 p.ISBN: 9780415483223Subject(s): East Indian diaspora - ethnic identity | East Indian diaspora - social conditions | East Indians - foreign countries - ethnic identity | East Indians - foreign countries - social conditions | India - emigration and immigrationDDC classification: 304.80954 Summary: This book studies Indian diaspora, currently 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.(http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415483223/)
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This book studies Indian diaspora, currently 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.(http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415483223/)

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