New Book: Diaspora Engagement in South Asia

Diaspora Engagement and Development in South Asia [Hardcover] Tan Tai Yong (Editor), Md Mizanur Rahman (Editor)
Release date: October 18, 2013 | ISBN-10:1137334444 | ISBN-13:978-1137334442
Book Description
The global South Asian diaspora is over 50 million strong. Many of its members maintain strong social, economic and cultural connections to their countries of origin. They also engage in various causes and institutions that directly benefit their countries and people in South Asia. A global cast of contributors aim to document the various forms of diaspora engagement between global South Asian diasporas and their origin countries, deepening understanding of the opportunity that these diaspora communities are hoarding for development, and providing insight on how to tap the development potential of diaspora engagement for countries in South Asia.
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Dr Md Mizanur Rahman
Senior Research Fellow
Institute of South Asian Studies
National University of Singapore
#07-01 Tower Block, 469A Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259770; Phone: 65-65166166; Fax: 65-67767505
Email:
mizan@nus.edu.sg  or rm.mizanur@yahoo.com
Website:http://www.isas.nus.edu.sg/