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The Political Economy of South Asian Diaspora

Patterns of Socio-Economic Influence

  • Gopinath Pillai

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction: South Asian Diaspora: Patterns of Socio-Economic Development

  3. Economics

  4. Religion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Melissa Kelly
      Pages 143-163
  5. Media

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 209-215

About this book


The South Asian diaspora is a diverse group who settled in different parts of the world, often concentrated in developed countries. This volume explores how transnational politics overlap with religious ideologies, media and culture amongst the diaspora, contributing to diasporic identity building in host countries.


Asia economics economy entrepreneur Information Technology (IT) migrants political economy success

Editors and affiliations

  • Gopinath Pillai
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of South Asian StudiesNational University of SingaporeSingapore

About the editors

Ajaya K. Sahoo, University of Hyderabad, India Melissa Kelly, Uppsala University, Sweden Anthony P.D. Costa, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark Hema Kiruppalani, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore Md Mizanur Rahman, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore Lian Kwen Fee, National University of Singapore Pnina Werbner, Keele University, UK Ravi Mantha, Sagelock Investments, Singapore Wong Meng Weng, JFDI.Asia, Singapore Shahadat Khan, RMIT, Australia Sarah Joshi, University of London-Birbeck, UK Shanthini Pillai, National University of Malaysia.

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