The Indian Diaspora

Historical and Contemporary Context: Essays in Honour of Professor Chandrashekhar Bhat

Edited by: Laxmi Narayan Kadekar, Gauri Bhattacharya, Ajaya Kumar Sahoo

This book offers rich insights into the Indian diaspora, including the historical processes, the dynamics of contemporary global forces, the influences on identity issues, generational differences, and others. The first section addresses the issues of struggle for the retention of cultural identities of Indians in the old diasporic countries. The second section focuses on the contemporary context of Indian migration to developed countries and their contribution to the economy of host societies, as well India. This book will be useful not only to sociologists, but also to scholars working in the fields of anthropology, political science, geography, history, cultural studies, ethnic studies, and migration studies.

275 pages

Publication Date: 12/1/2009
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788131602102