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Asian Americans: South Asians

Brij Mohan

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

Published by NASW Press and Oxford University Press


Published online June 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199975839 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.523

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This entry briefly profiles the dynamic fusion, fluidity, and future of South Asians in America. While Diaspora India is emblematic of immigrant culture as a whole, South Asian duality still remains uniquely enigmatic. People from South Asia represent a confluence of diversity and complexity that calls for understanding and acceptance as a model to deconstruct a tolerant and successful pluralist society.

Keywords: South Asia; Diaspora India; postcoloniality; globalization; inanity of practice research, and cultural fusion and alienation

Article.  1771 words. 

Subjects: Human Behaviour and the Social Environment ; Social Work Practice Settings ; Race and Ethnicity

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