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Title The sun never sets : South Asian migrants in an age of U.S. power / edited by Vivek Bald, Miabi Chatterji, Sujani Reddy, and Manu Vimalassery ; afterword by Vijay Prashad.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [2013]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  973.0495 S957S    Check Shelf
Description ix, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series NYU series in social and cultural analysis
NYU series in social and cultural analysis.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Vivek Bald, Miabi Chatterji, Sujani Reddy, and Manu Vimalassery. -- Part I. Overlapping Empires. Intimate Dependency, Race, and Trans-Imperial Migration / Nayan Shah ; Repressing the "Hindu Menace": Race, Anarchy, and Indian Anticolonialism / Seema Sohi ; Desertion and Sedition: Indian Seamen, Onshore Labor, and Expatriate Radicalism in New York and Detroit, 1914-1930 / Vivek Bald ; "The Hidden Hand": Remapping Indian Nurse Immigration to the United States / Sujani Reddy. -- Part II. From Imperialism to Free-Market Fundamentalism: Changing Forms of Migration and Work. Putting "the Family" to Work: Managerial Discourses of Control in the Immigrant Service Sector / Miabi Chatterji ; Looking Home: Gender, Work, and the Domestic in Theorizations of the South Asian Diaspora / Linta Varghese ; India's Global and Internal Labor Migration and Resistance: A Case Study of Hyderabad / Immanuel Ness ; Water for Life, Not for Coca-Cola: Transnational Systems of Capital and Activism / Amanda Ciafone ; When an Interpreter Could Not Be Found / Naeem Mohaiemen. -- Part III. Geographies of Migration, Settlement, and Self. Intertwined Violence: Implications of State Responses to Domestic Violence in South Asian Immigrant Communities / Soniya Munshi ; Who's Your Daddy? Queer Diasporic Framings of the Region / Gayatri Gopinath ; Awaiting the Twelfth Imam in the United States: South Asian Shia Immigrants and the Fragmented American Dream / Raza Mir and Farah Hasan ; Tracing the Muslim Body: Race, U.S. Deportation, and Pakistani Return Migration / Junaid Rana ; Antecedents of Imperial Incarceration: Fort Marion to Guantánamo / Manu Vimalassery ; Afterword / Vijay Prashad.
Summary "The Sun Never Sets collects the work of a generation of scholars who are enacting a shift in the orientation of the field of South Asian American studies. By focusing upon the lives, work, and activism of specific, often unacknowledged, migrant populations, the contributors present a more comprehensive vision of the South Asian presence in the United States. Tracking the changes in global power that have influenced the paths and experiences of migrants, from expatriate Indian maritime workers at the turn of the century, to Indian nurses during the Cold War, to post-9/11 detainees and deportees caught in the crossfire of the "War on Terror," these essays reveal how the South Asian diaspora has been shaped by the contours of U.S. imperialism. Driven by a shared sense of responsibility among the contributing scholars to alter the profile of South Asian migrants in the American public imagination, they address the key issues that impact these migrants in the U.S., on the subcontinent, and in circuits of the transnational economy. Taken together, these essays provide tools with which to understand the contemporary political and economic conjuncture and the place of South Asian migrants within it."--Publisher's website.
Subject South Asians -- United States -- History.
South Asia -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Immigrants -- United States -- History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Customs & Traditions
Emigration and immigration. (OCoLC)fst00908690
Immigrants. (OCoLC)fst00967712
South Asians. (OCoLC)fst01127244
South Asia. (OCoLC)fst01244520
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Bald, Vivek, editor.
ISBN 9780814786437 (hardback: alk paper)
081478643X (hardback: alk paper)
9780814786444 (pb.: alk paper)
0814786448 (pb.: alk paper)
Standard No. 40022545297
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