Transnational love and marriage in the Australian-Indian Diaspora

Babacan, Hurriyet, and Gopalkrishnan, Narayan (2012) Transnational love and marriage in the Australian-Indian Diaspora. In: Sahoo, Ajaya Kumar, Baas, Michiel, and Faist, Thomas, (eds.) Indian Diaspora and Transnationalism. Rawat Publications, Jaipur, India, pp. 183-209.

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[Extract] The globalized world is one of migration and transnational location, There are different explanations of why people move: to seek better economic opportunities and lifestyles; to find employment; natural disasters, human atrocities including persecution, war, torture, and violence; family-kinship-marriage; and a vision to create a better society (Bretell and Hollifield 2000), Whatever the reason for migration, the nature of global migration allows people to occupy transnational spaces, that is, to go back and forth between their 'homelands' and forge new links within the setting to which they have migrated (Babacan 2009).

Item ID: 21967
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-81-316-0515-8
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2013 04:38
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