Description - Diaspora by Jana Evans Braziel
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
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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).