9780822338581

Unruly Immigrants

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  • ISBN13:

    9780822338581

  • ISBN10:

    0822338580

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-12-30
  • Publisher: Duke Univ Pr
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Summary

""Unruly Immigrants" makes a vital contribution to the fields of Asian American and South Asian diaspora studies by detailing the multiple strategies by which post-1965 South Asian progressive organizations in the United States have contested notions of citizenship, belonging, authenticity, and culture."--Gayatri Gopinath, author of "Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures"

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Encounters
Terms of Belonging
Contests over Culture
Law and Oppression
"Owning Our Lives": Women's Organizations
Subverting Seductions: Queer Organizations
"Know Your Place in History": Labor Organizations
Conclusion
Notes
Works Cited
Index
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