By (author) Jana Evans Braziel
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Diaspora by Jana Evans Braziel
Book DescriptionThis 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
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405153393
(254mm x 181mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jana Evans Braziel
After the Berlin Wall, Hardback (November 2011)
Twenty years after its fall, the wall that divided Berlin and Germany presents a conceptual paradox: on one hand, Germans have sought to erase it completely; on the other, it haunts the imagination in complex and often surprising ways
Artists, Performers, and Black Masculinity in the Haitian Diaspora, Paperback (June 2008)
Examines how Haitian diaspora writers, artists, and musicians address black masculinity through the Haitian Creole concept of gwo negs, or "big men". This work confronts the gendered, sexualized, and racialized boundaries of America's diaspora communities and openly resist "domestic" imperialism that targets immigrants, minorities, and gays.
Diaspora, Paperback (March 2008)
International migrants - uprooted from family, friends, and nation-state, and scattered across the globe - form vibrant diasporic communities. Whether through economic migration, political asylum, or corporate mobility, this type of wide scale dispersion of populations brings with it a myriad of important issues.
Race and the Foundations of Knowledge, Paperback (February 2006)» View all books by Jana Evans Braziel
Demonstrates the role that race has played in the formation of knowledge. This book demonstrates how race theory intersects with other bodies of knowledge by examining discursive records such as travelogues, literature, and historiography and theoretical structures such as common sense, pseudoscientific racism, and Eurocentrism.
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Author Biography - Jana Evans Braziel
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).
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