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The Resource How diasporic peoples maintain their identity in multicultural societies : Chinese, Africans, and Jews, Norman Vasu ; with a foreword by Howard Williams

How diasporic peoples maintain their identity in multicultural societies : Chinese, Africans, and Jews, Norman Vasu ; with a foreword by Howard Williams

Label
How diasporic peoples maintain their identity in multicultural societies : Chinese, Africans, and Jews
Title
How diasporic peoples maintain their identity in multicultural societies
Title remainder
Chinese, Africans, and Jews
Statement of responsibility
Norman Vasu ; with a foreword by Howard Williams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Vasu, Norman
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Ethnicity
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Chinese
  • Africans
  • Jews
Label
How diasporic peoples maintain their identity in multicultural societies : Chinese, Africans, and Jews, Norman Vasu ; with a foreword by Howard Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-268) and index
Contents
Foreword / Howard Williams -- Chapter One -- 1.1. Methodology -- 1.2. Justification for the Choice of Episodes -- 1.3. Structure -- Chapter Two -- 2.1. Multiculturalism: A Review -- 2.1.1. Four Stages of the Debate on Multiculturalism -- 2.1.2. Multiculturalism: A Summary -- 2.2. Conceptualising Identity -- 2.2.1. Two Conceptions of Identity: Essentialism and Variation -- 2.2.2. Identity as Variation: The difficulties posed for Liberalism 1 and 2 -- 2.3. Introducing Diasporas -- 2.3.1. Reasons for the Proliferation of Diasporas -- 2.3.2. Understandings of Diaspora within IR -- Chapter Three -- 3.1. Analysing the Borders of Diaspora -- 3.1.1. The Conventional Nationalist Narrative -- 3.1.2. Autochthonous Claims of Tribe -- 3.1.3. Conventional Understandings of Migration -- 3.1.4. Radical Cosmopolitanism -- 3.2. Contemporary Theorising on Diasporas -- 3.2.1. Diasporas of the Checklist: Seeking an 'Ideal' Diaspora -- 3.2.2. Diasporas as a Typology -- 3.2.3. Diaspora as a Condition -- 3.3. An Alternative Characterisation of Diaspora: A New Addition to a Crowded Constellation -- Chapter Four -- 4.1. Representing Diaspora: The Overseas Chinese of the Novel -- 4.1.1. Timothy Mo's Sour Sweet -- 4.1.2. Amy Tan's Joy Luck Club -- 4.2. Contemporary Conceptualisations of the Chinese Overseas -- 4.2.1. Approach 1: The Chinese Overseas of the Media and Popular Texts -- 4.2.2. Approach 2: Historical Roots, Myths and Language of Chinese Identity -- 4.2.3. Approach 3: The Triangular Relationship of Host, Home and Chinese Overseas in Id entity Formation -- 4.3. Understanding the Chinese Diaspora - from Diaspora to Diasporic -- Chapter Five -- 5.1. Origins and Extent of Dispersal -- 5.1.1. Forced Dispersion: Slavery -- 5.1.2. Free Movement: Free Africans during the Period of Slavery -- 5.2. Whitewashing African Worth: The Stigniatisation of Africans and Africa -- 5.3. Diasporic African Identity: Negritudc, Afrocentrism and Double Consciousness -- 5.3.1. Identity as an Unchanging Essence -- 5.3.2. Identity as Dynamic -- 5.4. The Relationship Between the Diasporic African Experience and Home -- Chapter Six -- 6.1. Jewish Identity: Ethnicity, Judaism and a Condition -- 6.1.1. Jewish-ness as Ethnicity -- 6.1.2. Jewish-ness as Judaism -- 6.1.3. Jewish-ness as a Condition -- 6.2. The Nature of Home: Zionism, Territorialism and the Bund -- 6.2.1. Zionism -- 6.2.2. Alternatives to Zionism -- 6.3. The Diasporic Jews and Multiculturalism -- 6.3.1. The Jews of Ancient Times -- 6.3.2. The Jews of the Middle Ages -- 6.3.3. Jews of the Modern Era -- Chapter Seven -- 7.1. The Failings of Liberalism 1 and 2 -- 7.2. The Wider Implications of the Book: The Future of Multiculturalism
Control code
ocn271105496
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
iii, 273 p.
Isbn
9780773448964
Lccn
2008048679
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)271105496
Label
How diasporic peoples maintain their identity in multicultural societies : Chinese, Africans, and Jews, Norman Vasu ; with a foreword by Howard Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-268) and index
Contents
Foreword / Howard Williams -- Chapter One -- 1.1. Methodology -- 1.2. Justification for the Choice of Episodes -- 1.3. Structure -- Chapter Two -- 2.1. Multiculturalism: A Review -- 2.1.1. Four Stages of the Debate on Multiculturalism -- 2.1.2. Multiculturalism: A Summary -- 2.2. Conceptualising Identity -- 2.2.1. Two Conceptions of Identity: Essentialism and Variation -- 2.2.2. Identity as Variation: The difficulties posed for Liberalism 1 and 2 -- 2.3. Introducing Diasporas -- 2.3.1. Reasons for the Proliferation of Diasporas -- 2.3.2. Understandings of Diaspora within IR -- Chapter Three -- 3.1. Analysing the Borders of Diaspora -- 3.1.1. The Conventional Nationalist Narrative -- 3.1.2. Autochthonous Claims of Tribe -- 3.1.3. Conventional Understandings of Migration -- 3.1.4. Radical Cosmopolitanism -- 3.2. Contemporary Theorising on Diasporas -- 3.2.1. Diasporas of the Checklist: Seeking an 'Ideal' Diaspora -- 3.2.2. Diasporas as a Typology -- 3.2.3. Diaspora as a Condition -- 3.3. An Alternative Characterisation of Diaspora: A New Addition to a Crowded Constellation -- Chapter Four -- 4.1. Representing Diaspora: The Overseas Chinese of the Novel -- 4.1.1. Timothy Mo's Sour Sweet -- 4.1.2. Amy Tan's Joy Luck Club -- 4.2. Contemporary Conceptualisations of the Chinese Overseas -- 4.2.1. Approach 1: The Chinese Overseas of the Media and Popular Texts -- 4.2.2. Approach 2: Historical Roots, Myths and Language of Chinese Identity -- 4.2.3. Approach 3: The Triangular Relationship of Host, Home and Chinese Overseas in Id entity Formation -- 4.3. Understanding the Chinese Diaspora - from Diaspora to Diasporic -- Chapter Five -- 5.1. Origins and Extent of Dispersal -- 5.1.1. Forced Dispersion: Slavery -- 5.1.2. Free Movement: Free Africans during the Period of Slavery -- 5.2. Whitewashing African Worth: The Stigniatisation of Africans and Africa -- 5.3. Diasporic African Identity: Negritudc, Afrocentrism and Double Consciousness -- 5.3.1. Identity as an Unchanging Essence -- 5.3.2. Identity as Dynamic -- 5.4. The Relationship Between the Diasporic African Experience and Home -- Chapter Six -- 6.1. Jewish Identity: Ethnicity, Judaism and a Condition -- 6.1.1. Jewish-ness as Ethnicity -- 6.1.2. Jewish-ness as Judaism -- 6.1.3. Jewish-ness as a Condition -- 6.2. The Nature of Home: Zionism, Territorialism and the Bund -- 6.2.1. Zionism -- 6.2.2. Alternatives to Zionism -- 6.3. The Diasporic Jews and Multiculturalism -- 6.3.1. The Jews of Ancient Times -- 6.3.2. The Jews of the Middle Ages -- 6.3.3. Jews of the Modern Era -- Chapter Seven -- 7.1. The Failings of Liberalism 1 and 2 -- 7.2. The Wider Implications of the Book: The Future of Multiculturalism
Control code
ocn271105496
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
iii, 273 p.
Isbn
9780773448964
Lccn
2008048679
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)271105496

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