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Homemaking: radical nostalgia and the construction of a South Asian diaspora

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Explores the impact of nostalgia on the construction of individual and collective identity for diasporic South-Asians in the UK and US. It argues that in the postcolonial context the affect produced by this nostalgia can have radical potential as a form of resistance.


Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLanham
PublisherRowman & Littlefield
Number of pages202
ISBN (Electronic)9781783482641
ISBN (Print)9781783482627, 9781783482634
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018

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NameCritical Perspectives on Theory, Culture and Politics

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