New Book: Pakistan and its Diaspora

Pakistan and its Diaspora: multidisciplinary Approaches

By Marta Bolognani and Stephen Lyon

Hardcover: 272 pages
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (May 10, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0230110932
ISBN-13: 978-0230110939

Table of Contents
1. Introduction: ‘Reflections and representations: Shifting gazes and the curse of truths’, by Stephen Lyon and Marta Bolgonani
2. The Public Sphere:
2.1. ‘Rang de Basanti in Pakistan? Elite student activism, the emergence of a virtual globalised public sphere and the 2007 Emergency’, by Marta Bolognani, Bristol University, UK
2.2 ‘Revisiting the UK Muslim Diasporic Public Sphere at a Time of Terror: From local (benign) invisible spaces to seditious conspiratorial spaces and national media dialogue’, by Pnina Werbner, Keele
University, UK
3. Kashmir
3.1 ‘Across the fence: belongings and representations between Pakistan and Kashmir’, by Paul Rollier, SOAS, UK
3.2 ‘Kashmiris in Britain: a political project or a social reality?’, by Martin Sokefeld, Munich University, Germany, and Marta
Bolognani, Bristol University, UK
4. Religious leadership
4.1 ‘Changing Religious Leadership in Contemporary Pakistan: The Case of the Red Mosque’, by Amelie Blom, IISMM, Paris, France
4.2 ‘The religious formation and social roles of imams serving the Pakistani Diaspora in the UK’, by Philip Lewis, Bradford
University, UK
5. Women
5.1 ‘Pakistani women and education – the shifting patterns of ethnicity and class’, by Marie Lall, UCL, London, UK
5.2. ‘”I really couldn’t think of being married, having a family with
nothing behind me”: Empowerment, education and British Pakistani women’, by Jody Mellor, Bristol University, UK
6. Conclusion: ‘Being Pakistani Beyond Europe and South Asia’, by
Marta Bolognani and Stephen Lyon

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