Aspiring to Home South Asians in America
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Publisher: Stanford University Press
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
What does it mean to belong? How are twenty-first-century diasporic subjects fashioning identities and communities that bind them together?Aspiring to Homeexamines these questions with a focus on immigrants from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Advancing a theory of locality to explain the means through which immigrants of varying regional, religious, and linguistic backgrounds experience what it means to belong, Bakirathi Mani shows how ethnicity is produced through the relationship between domestic racial formations and global movements of class and capital.Aspiring to Homefocuses on popular cultural works created by first- and second-generation South Asians from 1999–2009, including More...
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