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Title Pakistan and its diaspora : multidisciplinary approaches / edited by Marta Bolognani and Stephen M. Lyon
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 263 pages)
Contents Introduction: Reflections and representations : shifting gazes and the curse of truths / Stephen Lyon and Marta Bolgonani -- The public sphere -- Rang de Basanti in Pakistan : elite student activism, the emergence of a virtual globalised public sphere, and the 2007 emergency / Marta Bolognani -- 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 (previously published in South Asian diaspora) / Pnina Werbner -- Kashmir -- Across the fence : belongings and representations between Pakistan and Kashmir / Paul Rollier -- Kashmiris in Britain : a political project or a social reality / Martin Sokefeld and Marta Bolognani -- Religious leadership -- Changing religious leadership in contemporary Pakistan : the case of the Red Mosque / Amelie Blom -- The religious formation and social roles of imams serving the Pakistani diaspora in the UK / Philip Lewis -- Women -- Pakistani women and education : the shifting patterns of ethnicity and class / Marie Lall -- "I really couldn't think of being married, having a family with nothing behind me" : empowerment, education, and British Pakistani women / Jody Mellor -- Conclusion: Being Pakistani beyond Europe and South Asia / Marta Bolognani and Stephen Lyon
Summary Contributors offer an in-depth look at the dynamics of cultural and political change in Pakistan and the Pakistani Diaspora. Moving past static viewpoints, this volume demonstrates the multidirectional nature of the flow of ideas and people that create the social landscape experienced by Pakistanis globally
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Pakistanis -- Migrations.
Pakistanis -- Great Britain -- Social conditions.
Politics and culture -- Pakistan.
Social change -- Pakistan.
Pakistan -- Politics and government -- 1988-
Pakistan -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Bolognani, Marta.
Lyon, Stephen M.
ISBN 0230119077 (electronic bk.)
9780230119079 (electronic bk.)