Diaspora by Jana Evans Braziel
An Introduction

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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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Published April 30, 2010 by Wiley-Blackwell. 320 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Education & Reference. Non-fiction