OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Global Nepalis: Religion, Culture, and Community in a New and Old Diaspora

ISBN : 9780199481927

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Author: 
David N. Gellner; Sondra L. Hausner
Pages
540 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
148 x 224 mm
Pub date
Aug 2018
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This volume comprises of detailed case studies that address issues of livelihood, links to the homeland, belonging, internal conflict, religious practice, and adaptation among the Nepali diaspora population.

Index: 

Preface
List of Tables and Figures
List of Plates
David N. Gellner : 1. Introduction: The Nepali/Gorkhali Diaspora since the Nineteenth Century
THE OLD DIASPORA: SOUTH ASIA, SOUTHEAST ASIA, AND BEYOND
Jeevan R. Sharma: 2. Marginal Migrants? Migrant Associations and the Lived Experience of Nepali Migrant Workers in India
Melanie Vandenhelsken: 3. Identifications, State Categorizations, and Religious Changes among Sikkimese Gurungs
Sushma Joshi: 4. The Religious Life of the Gorkhalis of Myanmar
Anil Sakya: 5. Creating Nepali Ethnoscapes in Thailand
Krishna P. Adhikari and Bhimsen Sapkota : 6. Fiji Nepalis: Reviving Connections Lost for Over a Century
THE NEW DIASPORA 1: TRANSNATIONAL URBAN MIGRANTS IN SINGAPORE, THE GULF, AND THE USA
Kelvin E.Y. Low: 7. Belonging and Not-Belonging: Experiences of Nepali Gurkha Families on Returning from Singapore
Anna Stirr: 8. Popular Music among Nepalis in Bahrain: Nightclubs, Media, Performance, and Publics
Tristan Brusle: 9. 'No One Wants to go Abroad
It's all about Obligation': What Migration Means to Nepali Migrant Workers in Qatar
Susan Hangen: 10. Transnational Politics in Nepali Organizations in New York
Bandita Sijapati: 11. Imagined Secularisms: Perspectives from the Nepali Diaspora
Sienna R. Craig and Ngawang Tsering Gurung : 12. The Khora of Migration: Everyday Practices of (Well) Being and Belonging between Mustang, Nepal, and New York City
THE NEW DIASPORA 2: ETHNICITY, CASTE, AND RELIGION IN THE UK
Krishna P. Adhikari and Chandra Laksamba: 13. Counting Ourselves: CNSUK's 2008 Survey of Nepalis in the UK
Bal Gopal Shrestha and David N. Gellner: 14. Invention and Tradition: Limbu Adaptations of Religion in the Diaspora
Florence Gurung: 15. Death and Society: The Performance of Gurung Death Rites in the UK
Radha Adhikari: 16. The Migration of Nepali Nurses to the UK: Transnational Family Ties, Social Ritual, and the Role of Internet Technology
Mitra Pariyar : 17. Caste Discrimination Overseas: Nepali Dalits in England
UNITING THE DIASPORA AND HAVING AN IMPACT IN THE HOMELAND
Krishna P. Adhikari and David N. Gellner: 18. The NRN (Non-Resident Nepali) Movement
Kathryn March : 19. Tamang Gendered Subjectivities in a Migrating World
Sondra L. Hausner : 20. Afterword: Rethinking Diaspora Consciousness
Index
About the Editors and Contributors

About the author: 

David N. Gellner is Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oxford and Sondra L. Hausner is University Lecturer in the Study of Religion, University of Oxford, UK.

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