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Migration, Mobility and Multiple Affiliations
Punjabis in a Transnational World

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  • Editors:
  • S. Irudaya Rajan, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs Research Unit on International Migration, Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India
  • V. J. Varghese, Central University of Punjab, India
  • Aswini Kumar Nanda, Head of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Population Research Centre at Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development, Chandigarh, India
S. Irudaya Rajan, Aswini Kumar Nanda, V. J. Varghese, Bruce La Brack, Swarn Singh Kahlon, Usha George, Ferzana Chaze, Shinder S. Thandi, Radhika Chopra, Nisha Kirpalani, Christine Moliner, Saad Muhammad, Steve Taylor, Manjit Singh, Deborah Booth, Thomas Lacroix, Kaveri Qureshi, Margaret Walton-Roberts, Barbara Bertolani, Kanwal Mand, Neelu Kang
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  • Date Published: March 2016
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107117037

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  • Migration, Mobility and Multiple Affiliations studies Punjabi transnational life from perspectives that have relevance for contemporary policy, planning and governance. It analyses the spatially widespread, integrated and complex Punjabi diaspora while reflecting its vulnerability in an increasingly globalized world. Besides an overarching introduction and a historical overview, this book covers shifting contours of international migration, social structure and organizational links, the interrelationship between education and migration, and family networks of the Punjabi emigrants.

    • Studies the Punjabi diaspora in terms of its changing social, cultural and economic dimensions
    • Includes country-specific focus on Punjabis abroad
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    • Date Published: March 2016
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107117037
    • length: 388 pages
    • dimensions: 236 x 156 x 30 mm
    • weight: 0.67kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction: transnational world and Indian Punjab: contemporary issues S. Irudaya Rajan, Aswini Kumar Nanda and V. J. Varghese
    Part I. A Historical Survey:
    1. Punjabis in America Bruce La Brack
    2. Punjabi–Sikh migration: Latin America: a geographic profile Swarn Singh Kahlon
    3. Punjabis/Sikhs in Canada Usha George and Ferzana Chaze
    4. Punjabi migration, settlement and experience in the UK Shinder S. Thandi
    Part II. Shifting Contours of Migration:
    5. Ziddi Mundeh: political asylum, transnational movement and the migrations of men Radhika Chopra
    6. Punjabi illegal migrants in France: tales of suffering, invisibility and marginalization Nisha Kirpalani, Christine Moliner and Saad Muhammad
    7. Migration as a transnational enterprise: migrations from Eastern Punjab and the question of social licitness V. J. Varghese and S. Irudaya Rajan
    Part III. Social Structures and Organizational Links:
    8. The ambiguity of Punjabi transnationalism: caste and development within a transnational community Steve Taylor, Manjit Singh and Deborah Booth
    9. Punjabi diasporas: conceptualizing and evaluating impacts of diaspora: homeland linkages Shinder S. Thandi
    10. Punjabi immigrant organizations in the UK and their transnational connections Thomas Lacroix
    Part IV. Education and Migration:
    11. Sending children 'back home' for their (mis)education Kaveri Qureshi
    12. Transnational health institutions, global nursing care chains, and the internationalization of nurse education in Punjab Margaret Walton-Roberts
    Part V. Family Networks:
    13. Punjabis in Italy: the role of ethnic and family networks in immigration and economic integration Barbara Bertolani
    14. Gender, the life course and homemaking across Tanzania, Britain and Indian Punjab Kanwal Mand
    15. Intergenerational tensions and cultural reproduction in a Punjabi community in England Neelu Kang.

  • Editors

    S. Irudaya Rajan, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs Research Unit on International Migration, Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India

    V. J. Varghese, Central University of Punjab, India

    Aswini Kumar Nanda, Head of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Population Research Centre at Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development, Chandigarh, India

    Contributors

    S. Irudaya Rajan, Aswini Kumar Nanda, V. J. Varghese, Bruce La Brack, Swarn Singh Kahlon, Usha George, Ferzana Chaze, Shinder S. Thandi, Radhika Chopra, Nisha Kirpalani, Christine Moliner, Saad Muhammad, Steve Taylor, Manjit Singh, Deborah Booth, Thomas Lacroix, Kaveri Qureshi, Margaret Walton-Roberts, Barbara Bertolani, Kanwal Mand, Neelu Kang

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