A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism (Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies #16) (Hardcover)

By Ato Quayson (Editor), Girish Daswani (Editor)

Wiley-Blackwell, 9781405188265, 584pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 2013

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Description

A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism offers a ground-breaking combined discussion of the concepts of diaspora and transnationalism. Newly commissioned essays by leading scholars provide interdisciplinary perspectives that link together the concepts in new and important ways.

  • A wide-ranging collection which reviews the most significant developments and provides valuable insights into current key debates in transnational and diaspora studies
  • Contains newly commissioned essays by leading scholars, which will both influence the field, and stimulate further insight and discussion in the future
  • Provides interdisciplinary perspectives on diaspora and transnationalism which link the two concepts in new and important ways
  • Combines theoretical discussion with specific examples and case studies


About the Author

Ato Quayson is Inaugural Director of the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies and Professor of English at the University of Toronto. His publications include Relocating Postcolonialism (with David Theo Goldberg, Blackwell, 2002); Calibrations: Reading for the Social (2003); Aesthetic Nervousness: Disability and the Crisis of Representation (2006); and the 2-volume The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature (2012). Girish Daswani is an Assistant Professor in Anthropology at the University of Toronto. He is also affiliated with the Department for the Study of Religion and the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto as well as the Centre for Ethnography at University of Toronto Scarborough.