American Karma: Race, Culture, and Identity in the Indian Diaspora
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BeschreibungThe Indian American community is one of the fastest growing immigrant communities in the US. Its members are marked by a high degree of training as medical doctors, engineers, scientists, and university professors. This title explores how these highly skilled professionals have been inserted into the racial dynamics of American society.
PortraitSunil Bhatia is Associate Professor of Human Development at Connecticut College.
Pressestimmen"Effectively blends identity theory and ethnography to examine the immigrant experience of first-generation, professional Indians. Provoking reflection on the racial dynamics and identity politics of American society, this work goes a long way towards humanizing what it means to be an immigrant in the United States." - Cynthia Lightfoot, Penn State University, Delaware County"
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NEW YORK UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2007
Seitenanzahl: 270 Seiten