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The Routledge Companion to Diaspora Studies
The Routledge Companion to Diaspora Studies
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ISBN No.: 9780415473996
Pages: 560
Year: 205102
Format: Trade Cloth (Hard Cover)
Price: £187.46
Status: Out Of Print (Not available from Oakleaf Books)

The Routledge Companion to Diaspora Studies is a pioneering survey of this exciting and increasingly important academic field. Comprising fifty newly-commissioned entries, this volume is divided into five clear sections that cover: The Histories of Diaspora; including entries on the African, Asian, Jewish, Chinese, Palestinian, Irish, Caribbean, and Armenian diasporas Figures of Diaspora; including entries on the migrant, refugee, exile, deportee, expatriate, asylum seeker, nomad, and settler The Politics of Diaspora; exploring how diasporic experience has been defined in relation to the politics of gender, sexuality, age, class, race, education, and religion Disciplinary Perspectives on Diaspora; examining how different disciplines, including Cultural Studies, Literature, Social Theory, History, Economics, International Relations and Geography have sought to theorise Diaspora Representing Diaspora; looking at diasporic experiences and aesthetics in expressive cultural forms, including literature, film, music, performance work, photography, and art. Fully indexed and cross-referenced, with useful suggestions for further reading at the end of each entry, it is ideal for those seeking to engage with the field of diaspora studies for the first time, as well as for readers who wish to develop their understanding of this subject.".

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