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Indian diaspora : contributions to their new home / [editor] Ajay Dubey
Bib ID 5934502
Format BookBook
Description New Delhi : Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives in collaboration with MD Publications, ©2011 
xvi, 380 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9788175333307
8175333308
Summary

Through a series of articles by various authors this book tells the story of Indian workers and their contributions to the many countries to which they have migrated in search of work and a better life. It details the journey from indentured contract labourers in the colonial era to skilled professionals making a significant contribution to the economies of their adopted homes.

Full contents
  • Introduction
  • Contribution of Indian diaspora to Europe / Sadananda Sahoo
  • Indians in Australia : contributions, controversies and challenges / Anand Kulkarni and Prabodh Malhotra
  • Indian Americans : migrational pattern, professional success, cultural emergence and their political activism / Ashok Sharma
  • Indian mosaic in the multicultural society of Canada : the influence of the people of Indian origin / Lianboi Vaiphei
  • Contribution of Indian diaspora in Francophone / Ajay Dubey and Jyoti Tyagi
  • Indian contribution to the West Indies/Caribbean / Kumar Mahabir
  • Indian diaspora in Caribbean : their economic role and contribution / R. L. Chawla
  • Contributions of people of Indian origin to East Africa / Rajneesh Kumar Gupta
  • Contributions of Indian diaspora in development of South Africa / Vidhan Pathak
 
Notes

Contributed articles.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects East Indian diaspora.  |  Migrant labor -- Social conditions.  |  Migrant labor -- Economic conditions.  |  Migrant labor -- Political activity.  |  Foreign workers.
Other authors/contributors Dubey, Ajay Kumar  |  Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives (New Delhi, India)

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