Diaspora / Edition 1

Diaspora / Edition 1

by Jana Evans Braziel
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405153407

ISBN-13: 9781405153409

Pub. Date: 02/15/2008

Publisher: Wiley

This introduction highlights key topics significant to contemporary discussions of diaspora and stressing the substantial impact these migratory shifts have on global capital.

  • Offers a critical introduction to diaspora - the study of dispersed ethnic populations - with specific focus on migratory shifts post-1989 and post 9/11
  • Examines the ways

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This introduction highlights key topics significant to contemporary discussions of diaspora and stressing the substantial impact these migratory shifts have on global capital.

  • Offers a critical introduction to diaspora - the study of dispersed ethnic populations - with specific focus on migratory shifts post-1989 and post 9/11
  • Examines the ways global capitalist shifts and the global terrorism war impact diaspora movements since the mid-1990s
  • Includes discussion of globalization, the global terror war, and post-9/11 geopolitical and geo-economic shifts
  • Engages directly with the political and ideological formations of the contemporary diaspora movement
  • Provides comprehensive analysis of labour and economic migration; the relationship of diaspora to gender and race; queer diasporas; and diasporic 'acts of resistance'
  • Theorizing Diaspora (2003), Braziel's groundbreaking anthology, offers complementary readings for this text

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405153409
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/15/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Preface: Between Homelands and Homelessness? New Diasporas, Global Refugees.

Introducing Diaspora: Key Terms.

Questions for Reflection and Discussion.

Additional Research.

1. Diasporic Workers, New Global Economy.

Case Study: "La Frontera": Transborder Migrations, Mexican-American Diasporic Workers.

Questions for Reflection and Discussion.

Additional Research.

2. Gender and Diasporas.

Case Study: Filipina Working Diasporas in the US, Hong Kong, and Italy.

Questions for Reflection and Discussion.

Additional Research.

3. Global Traffic.

Questions for Reflection and Discussion.

Additional Research.

4. Queer Diasporas.

Questions for Reflection and Discussion.

Additional Research.

5. Race and Diasporas.

Case Study: Outsiders Within: Les Beurs and France’s “Crise des banlieues”.

Case Study: Barred Entry: Haitian and Southeast Asian Asylees in the US and Australia.

Questions for Reflection and Discussion.

Additional Research.

6. Transnational Activism, Diasporic Arts of Resistance.

Case Study 1: Troubled Waters, Dam Nation, Grassroots, and Transnational Indian Diasporic Resistance: Whence Narmada?.

Case Study 2: Haitian Diaspora and Transnational "Tenth Department" Activism.

Case Study 3: Filipina Maids in Hong Kong.

Questions for Reflection and Discussion.

Additional Research.

Postface: Diasporic Shifts Post-9/11.

Questions for Reflection and Discussion.

Additional Research.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index

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