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Diversities in the Indian Diaspora: Nature, Implications, Responses

Price : $14.75
ISBN # : 9780198090359
Author : N. Jayaram
pages: 268
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Published : 2012

People of the Indian subcontinent have migrated to different countries at various periods of its history. Among the immigrants of diverse nationalities worldwide, overseas Indians constitute a sizeable amount. This collection of essays focuses on the 'diversity' aspect of the large Indian diaspora, exploring themes such as the nature and manifestation of institutional and socio-cultural diversities; managing/leveling of diversities and the assertion of Indian-ness; religious, caste, regional, and linguistic associations of the Indian diaspora, among others. It studies diversity within the Punjabi diaspora; Indian-origin communities in Malaysia and Mauritius; Indian Jews in Israel and the Jain diaspora; issues of caste, Brahmanism, gender diversities; and identity construction among diasporic communities.



Author Bio: N. Jayaram is Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Shimla.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Wednesday 26 September, 2012.
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