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Despite the increasing importance of the concept of "diaspora" and its widespread use in academic case studies and in the self-description of a number of minority communities and networks, the subject has received relatively little general scholarly treatment. Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities, addresses this lack by providing a comprehensive and authoritative ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published October 1st 2010 by Zed Books
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Kirsten
This isn't a subject I ever knew existed until I was walking by a display at my school library and picked it up. I found it interesting to learn about all the different ways we see ourselves and belong to groups, but it made me a little sad to see the exclusion involved in that too.

It's a quick read, though it does get a little repetitive after awhile, just variations on a theme. If you have an interest in the topic or are doing any kind of research, I would say you wouldn't miss out on anything
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May 20, 2013 Ana rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Useful for an introduction to the concepts related to diaspora and transnationalism. A bit convoluted in the essay organization however.
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