India in New Zealand: Local Identities, Global Relations

India in New Zealand: Local Identities, Global Relations

by Sekhar Bandyopadhyay


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781877372858
Publisher: Otago University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Pages: 269
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Sekhar Bandyopadhyay is Professor of Asian History and Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Victoria University of Wellington. He has published extensively on caste and Indian nationalism and on the Indian diaspora in New Zealand.

Table of Contents

Introduction Sekhar Bandyopadhyay 7

I Migration and Settlement

1 India in New Zealand: The Fault Lines of Colonial Culture Tony Ballantyne 21

2 A Long Diaspora: Indian Settlement Jacqueline Leckie 45

3 Indian Presence: A Demographic Profile Arvind Zodgekar 65

II Local Identities

4 What does it mean to be Indian? A View from Christchurch Martin Fuchs Antje Linkenbach Aditya Malik 81

5 Growing Up Indian: Problems of Cultural Identity Gwyn Williams 107

6 Choosing Indian and Kiwi Identities: The Ethnic Options of New Zealand-born Gujaratis Amanda Gilbertson 123

7 New Mothers in a New Land: Indian Migrant Mothers Talk Ruth DeSouza 141

8 Lighting Up Aotearoa: Presenting Diwali to a Multicultural Nation Henry Johnson 149

III Global Relations

9 In the Shadow of the Empire: India-New Zealand Relations since 1947 Sekhar Bandyopadhyay 167

10 New Zealand and Globalising India: The Challenge of Developing Economic Engagement Tim Beal 187

11 A Stormy Affair: Indian film Production in New Zealand (1993-2003) Rebecca Kunin 207

Notes 225

Bibliography 255

Contributors 271

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