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Reel to Real: Desi Teens' Linguistic Engagements with Bollywood

Shalini Shankar

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter identifies “Bollywood” films—feature‐length movies produced in Bombay (Mumbai), India—as a source of linguistic and cultural production in the South Asian diaspora. South Asian Americans ... More


Introduction

Vivek Bald, Miabi Chatterji, Sujani Reddy, and Manu Vimalassery

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book situates immigration laws within a larger context by focusing on the global migration of South Asians using frameworks of empire and global power. It features chapters that look into the ... More


Mustard Fields, Exotic Tropes, and Travels through Meandering Pathways: Reframing the Yash Raj Trajectory

MADHUJA MUKHERJEE

in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075981
eISBN:
9780199081523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the trope of travel — both literal and metaphorical — within the new Bollywood film as well as cinematic travels to South Asian diasporic spaces. It focuses on Yash Raj films, ... More


Looking Home: Gender, Work, and the Domestic in Theorizations of the South Asian Diaspora

Linta Varghese

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the role of the home and the household as structuring forces in the lives of domestic workers and how they are entwined with the issue of gender in contemporary theorizations of ... More


The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Vivek Bald, Miabi Chatterji, Sujani Reddy, and Manu Vimalassery (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book 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 ... More


Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Rocío G. Davis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book focuses on the Asian American memoir that specifically recounts the story of at least three generations of the same family. This form of auto/biography concentrates as much on other members ... More


Indian Ocean Dubai: The Identity Politics of South Asian Immigrants

Ahmed Kanna

in Dubai, the City as Corporation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656301
eISBN:
9781452946122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656301.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the South Asian experience within the Gulf, as well as the politics of inclusion and exclusion that deny the expatriates within the scope of a modern Emirati identity. The ... More


Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Performance in the Asias

Eng-Beng Lim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760895
eISBN:
9780814760567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760895.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

A transnational study of Asian performance shaped by the homoerotics of orientalism, this book focuses on the relationship between the white man and the native boy. It unpacks this as the central ... More


Reading Together, Reading Apart: Identity, Belonging, and South Asian American Community

Tamara Bhalla

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040481
eISBN:
9780252098925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040481.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Often thought of as a solitary activity, the practice of reading can in fact encode the complex politics of community formation. Engagement with literary culture represents a particularly integral ... More


Afterword

Vijay Prashad

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book has chronicled the international lives of South Asian migrants in the United States. It has examined these migrants' journeys, across the Pacific Rim and the Indian and Atlantic Oceans into ... More


We’re Everywhere: Asian Diasporic Transnational Families

Rocío G. Davis

in Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book has explored the family narratives of Asian diasporic subjects that explain particular histories by juxtaposing public events with private experiences, thus revealing the ways in which ... More


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