Diaspora: An Introduction (Hardback)Jana Evans Braziel (author)
Hardback 320 Pages / Published: 29/02/2008
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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
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 716 g
Dimensions: 254 x 181 x 22 mm
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