The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader, Paperback / softback Book

The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader Paperback / softback

Edited by Klaus (University of Muenster, Germany) Stierstorfer, Janet (University of Northampton, UK) Wilson

Paperback / softback

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The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader provides a comprehensive resource for students and scholars working in this vital interdisciplinary field.

The book traces the emergence and development of diaspora studies as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent criticism that explores new directions.

It also includes seminal essays that have been selected specifically for this collection, as well as one brand new paper.

The volume presents:introductions to each section that situate each work within its historical, disciplinary, and theoretical contexts;essays grouped by key subject areas including religion, nation, citizenship, home and belonging, visual culture, and digital diasporas;writings by major figures including Robin Cohen, Homi K.

Bhabha, Avtar Brah, Pnina Werbner, Floya Anthias, James Clifford, Paul Gilroy, and Salman Rushdie. The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader is a field-defining volume that presents an illuminating guide for established scholars and also those new to diaspora.