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A New Home in Diaspora: The First Years of the TUSRP, 1992–1996

in Immigrant Ambassadors: Citizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760171
eISBN:
9780804776318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760171.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the 1,000 members of the TUSRP were welcomed in the United States. It focuses on the initial stages of resettlement, before family reunification, specifically the years ... More


Immigrant Ambassadors: Citizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Julia Meredith Hess

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760171
eISBN:
9780804776318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760171.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Tibetan diaspora began fifty years ago when the current Dalai Lama fled Lhasa and established a government-in-exile in India. For those fifty years, the vast majority of Tibetans have kept their ... More


Introduction: “We Will Always Hold Tibet in Our Hearts”

in Immigrant Ambassadors: Citizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760171
eISBN:
9780804776318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760171.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents the main topics of the book, looking at the articulation of Tibetanness among stateless Tibetans in India and how this might be changing among those Tibetans who have resettled ... More


Forging Political Identities, 1947–1988: The South Asian Refugee Regime and Refugee Resettlement Villages

Cabeiri deBergh Robinson

in Body of Victim, Body of Warrior: Refugee Families and the Making of Kashmiri Jihadists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274204
eISBN:
9780520954540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274204.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the national contexts in which Kashmiri refugees emerged as rights-bearing political subjects in the postcolonial period. In the years immediately following World War II, forced ... More


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