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This book studies Indian diaspora, currenlty 20 million across the world, from various perspectives. It looks at the 'transnational' nature of the middle class worker. Other aspects include: post 9/11 challenges; ethnicity in USA; cultural identity versus national identity; gender issues amongst the diaspora communities. It argues that Indian middle classes have the unique advantages of skills, mobility, cultural rootedness and ethics of hard-work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415483223
ISBN-10: 0415483220
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Pages: 212
Imprint: Routledge India
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - William Safran

William Safran is Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Colorado, USA. Ajaya Kumar Sahoo is Lecturer, Centre for Study of Indian Diaspora, University of Hyderabad. Brij V. Lal, Professor is former Head of Pacific and Asian History, Australian National University.

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