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Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi

Ravinder Kaur

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683776
eISBN:
9780199081844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683776.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

‘Since 1947’, an oft-encountered phrase in Delhi, has been used in this book for an incursion into the embedded themes of disruption in one's everyday life: forced migration, and then reparation; ... More


Claims of Locality: At Home in Delhi

Ravinder Kaur

in Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683776
eISBN:
9780199081844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683776.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter demonstrates the intricacies and challenges involved in claiming a new place as one's own. The local–refugee dialectic and the process of refugees successfully claiming the locality ... More


A Community of Narrative

Ravinder Kaur

in Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683776
eISBN:
9780199081844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683776.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The basis of a Punjabi migrant community, noticeable during the Lajpat Nagar demolitions, lies in the master narrative of Partition uprooting, migration, and resettlement, which dissolves the ... More


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