Cartographies of Diaspora: Contesting Identities
Culture, politics, subjectivity and identity are highly contested in contemporary debates. Cartographies of Diaspora throws light on these debates by exploring the intersections of 'race', gender, class, sexuality, ethnicity, generation and nationalism in different discourses, practices and political contexts.
Cartographies of Diaspora provides an innovative theoretical framework for the study of 'difference', 'diversity' and 'commonality' which links them to the analyses of 'diaspora', 'border' and 'location'. In relating these questions to contemporary migrations of people, capital and cultures, it offers fresh insights into thinking about late twentieth-century social and cultural formations. It will be essential reading to students of sociology, cultural studies, postcolonial studies, 'race' and ethnic studies, women's studies and anthropology, and will also appeal to teachers, youth and community workers and social workers.
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Constructions of the Asian in postwar Britain Culture politics and identity in the preThatcher years
COMING TO VILAYAT 1950s TO EARLY 1960s
A HOME AWAY FROM HOME 1960s TO EARLY 1970s
HERE TO STAY MID1970s TO EARLY 1980s
Unemployment gender and racism Asian youth on the dole
ASIAN BUSINESS ACTIVITY AND THE YOUNG UNEMPLOYED
UNEMPLOYMENT RACISM AND DISCRIMINATION
THE PROBLEM OF LONGTERM UNEMPLOYMENT
Reframing Europe Gendered racisms ethnicities and nationalisms in contemporary Western Europe
A PROBLEM OF DEFINITION?
NATIONALISM RACISM ETHNICITY AND GENDER
RETHINKING THE NEW EUROPE
WHICH WAY ETHNICITY?
Diaspora border and transnational identities
THE LOSS OF AN INCOME
EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR WHAT?
Gendered spaces Women of South Asian descent in 1980s Britain
ASIAN WOMEN AND PAID WORK
PATRIARCHAL RACISM CULTURE AND FAMILY
SCHOOLING AND ASIAN GIRLS
ASIAN WOMEN ORGANISING
Questions of difference and global feminisms
Difference diversity differentiation
WHATS IN A NAME? WHATS IN A COLOUR?
IS SISTERHOOD GLOBAL?
DIFFERENCE WHAT DIFFERENCE?
Race and culture in the gendering of labour markets Young South Asian Muslim women and the labour market
FRAMING LABOUR MARKETS
NARRATING SELF AND THE REST
THINKING THROUGH THE CONCEPT OF DIASPORA
DIASPORA AND MINORITY
THE HOMING OF DIASPORA THE DIASPORISING OF HOME
THE LOCAL AND THE GLOBAL OF DIASPORA
THINKING THROUGH BORDERS
BORDER DIASPORA AND THE POLITICS OF LOCATION
DIASPORA SPACE AND THE CREOLISATION OF THEORY
Refiguring the multi The politics of difference commonalty and universalism
MARGIN OR CENTRE? THE PROBLEM OF EUROCENTRICITY
CULTURAL DIFFERENCE AND ETHNICITY
DIFFERENCE DIASPORA SPACE AND THE REFIGURATION OF MULTI
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