This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 513
  • Course: Master of Liberal Arts
  • Semester: II
  • Title: Transnationalism and Migration: Issues of Development
  • Stream: Political Science
  • Description:

    Transnationalism, migration and globalization; colonialism and the history of world connections; cultural imperialism; nationalism and identity: a post-colonial understanding; commodification of local cultures; ethnography of selected transnational and migratory communities in India.


    1. A. Benedict, 1991 Imagined Communities revised ed. London and New York: Verso

    2. H. Michael. Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-state. RoutledgeNew York:, 1997.

    3. A. Appadurai, Modernity At Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization (Minneapolis: University of

    Minnesota Press, 1995; Saskia Sassen, Guests and Aliens (New York: New Press, 1999)

    4. A. Portes, L. E. Guarnizo and P. Landolt. �The study of transnationalism: Pitfalls and promise of an

    emergent field.� Ethnic and Racial Studies 22, no. 2 (March, 1999): 217-237.

    5. A. M. Kraut, Silent Travellers: Germs, Genes and the �Immigrant Menace.� New York: Basic Books, 1994.

    6. P. van der Veer, �Introduction.� In Nation and Migration: The Politics of Space in the South Asian Diaspora, edited by van der Veer. PhiladelphiaUniversity of Pennsylvania Press, 1995.

    7. E. Ferris, 1993, Beyond Borders: Refugees, Migrants, and Human Rights in the Post-Cold War Era.

    Trenton, New� Jersey: The Red Sea Press and Geneva: the WCC Press.

    8. W. Giles, and H. Moussa, eds., 1996, Development and Diaspora: Gender and the Refugee ExperienceDudasOntarioCanada: Artemis Publishers.

    9. D. F. Karaka, 2000, History of the Parsis: Including Their Manners, Customs, Religion, and Present Position: Adamant Media Corporation; Mumbai

  • Text:

    A. Benedict, 1991 Imagined Communities revised ed. London and New York: Verso^$^H. Michael. Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-state. Routledge, New York:, 1997.^$^A. Appadurai, Modernity At Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995; Saskia Sassen, Guests and Aliens (New York: New Press, 1999)^$^A. Portes, L. E. Guarnizo and P. Landolt. “The study of transnationalism: Pitfalls and promise of an emergent field” Ethnic and Racial Studies 22, no. 2 (March, 1999): 217-237.^$^A. M. Kraut, Silent Travellers: Germs, Genes and the “Immi