9781405153409

Diaspora : An Introduction

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    9781405153409

  • ISBN10:

    1405153407

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-17
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

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

Author Biography

Jana Evans Braziel is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Cincinnati. She has co-edited Theorizing Diasporas (with Anita Mannur, Blackwell, 2003).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vi
Preface: Between Homelands and Homelessness? New Diasporas, Global Refugeesp. 1
Introducing Diaspora: Key Termsp. 11
Diasporic Workers, New Global Economyp. 37
Gender and Diasporasp. 66
Global Trafficp. 85
Queer Diasporasp. 105
Race and Diasporasp. 128
Transnational Activism, Diasporic Arts of Resistancep. 158
Postface: Diasporic Shifts Post-9/11p. 193
Notesp. 216
Bibliographyp. 227
Indexp. 294
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