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A companion to diaspora and transnationalism / edited by Ato Quayson and Girish Daswani
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley Blackwell, 2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Armenian Research Center  GN370 .C65    DUE 08-18-15 CALL 593-5181
Subject(s) Human beings -- Migrations
Human geography
Emigration and immigration
Armenians -- France -- History
Physical Description xvi, 584 pages ; 26 cm
Content Type text
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: Table of Contents Notes on Contributors 1. Introduction: Diaspora and Transnationalism: Scapes, Scales and Scopes Ato Quayson and Girish Daswani I: Transnationalism and Diaspora through the Disciplines 2. The Anthropology of Transnationalism and Diaspora Girish Daswani 3. Communication and Media Studies Julian Murphet 4. Diaspora, Transnationalism and Issues in Contemporary Politics Garrett Wallace Brown 5. Diaspora and Transnationalism In Urban Studies Ayona Datta 6. Migration and Transnational Studies: Between Simultaneity and Rupture Pnina Werbner 7. Religion, Religions and Diaspora Sean McLoughlin 8. Postcolonialism and the Diasporic Imaginary Ato Quayson II: Backgrounds and Perspectives 9. Slavery, Indentured Labor and the Making of a Transnational World Emmanuel Akyeampong 10. When the Diaspora Returns Home: Ambivalent Encounters with the Ethnic Homeland Takeyuki (Gaku) Tsuda 11. Interracial Sex and the Making of Empire Carina Ray 12. Istanbul as a Cosmopolitan City: Myths and Realities Edhem Eldem III: The Aesthetics of Transnationalism and Diaspora 13. The Anxieties of "New" Indian Modernity: Globalization, Diaspora, and Bollywood Jigna Desai and Rani Neutill 14. West African Video-Movies and their Transnational Imaginaries Carmela Garritano 15. The European Salsa Congress: Music and Dance in Transnational Circuits Ananya Jahanara Kabir IV: Overviews and Case Studies 16. Gender and Identity in Oral Histories of Russian Jewish Elderly Migrants in the United States and Canada Anna Shternshis 17. The Transnational Life of Cheese Ken MacDonald 18. Diaspora and Transnational Perspectives on Remittances Anna Lindley 19. Tibetan economy and identity in India and Canada. Timm Lau 20. Cell Phones and Transnationalism in Africa Wisdom J. Tettey 21. Home-Making in the Diaspora: Bringing Palestine to London Michelle Obeid 22. Imagining Transnational Futures in Vanuatu Maggie Cummings 23. Global Cities and Transnational Circulations: Singapore and Hong Kong Rajeev S. Patke 24. Diaspora and Discourse: The Contrapuntal Lives of Mexican Nonmigrants Hilary Parsons Dick 25. The Scales of Justice: Reflections on Representation and Responsibility in a Transnational Frame Kevin O'Neill 26. Greek Settler Communities in Central and South Asia, 323 BC -- AD 10 Rachel Mairs 27. Parts and Labor: The Commodification of the Human Body Monir Moniruzzaman 28. Diaspora Activism and the Politics of Locality: The Armenians of France, Hakem Rustom 29. The Muslim Brotherhood and the Transnationalism of Islam Meena Sharify-Funk and Ali Barghouthi 30. Religions of the African Diaspora Paul Christopher Johnson 31. Diaspora Tourism: The Heritage of Slavery in Ghana Ann Reed 32. The Transnational Politics of the Techno-Class in Bangalore T.T. Sreekumar
Summary "A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism offers a ground-breaking combined discussion of the concepts of diaspora and transnationalism. Newly commissioned essays by leading scholars provide interdisciplinary perspectives that link together the concepts in new and important ways. A wide-ranging collection which reviews the most significant developments and provides valuable insights into current key debates in transnational and diaspora studies Contains newly commissioned essays by leading scholars, which will both influence the field, and stimulate further insight and discussion in the future Provides interdisciplinary perspectives on diaspora and transnationalism which link the two concepts in new and important ways Combines theoretical discussion with specific examples and case studies "-- Provided by publisher
Series Wiley Blackwell companions in cultural studies ; 16
Armenian Research Center collection
Alternate Author Quayson, Ato

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