Migration and Its Psychological Impacts: A Study of Benyamin’s Novel Goat Days

Abstract   Migration is a process of social, cultural and psychological changes where an individual leaves one geographical area and settles down in a new geographical area. The reasons behind migration can be different, such as economic betterment, political upheaval, and ed...

Between the Native Land and the City: Negotiations and Experiences of the Santal Migrants in Kolkata

Abstract    India is the abode of hundreds of tribal communities constituting 8.2 percent of the total population of the country. The ‘adivasis’, as they are called, generally maintained a very contented, isolated and self-sufficient life with their fascinating rich ...

Gender, Migration and Fundamental Rights: A Discourse on India‘s Commitment to its Constitution

A widespread phenomenon in India is internal migration involving large numbers of people migrating from their homes to other places. Statistics show that a majority of these are women who move for familial and economic reasons. Further, the feminization of migration, along with globalizat...

Social Networking and Livelihoods: A Study of Tibetan Refugees in Delhi

Research Monograph Series No. 9 The Tibetans in India are considered an exile diaspora having unique strategy in their adaptation and livelihood in the alien land. Challenges relating to their roots as well as to the existential socio-cultural and economic issues often make the Tibetan commun...

Exploring the diasporic Malaysian Indian’s national identity through multi-voiced storytelling in Muthammal Palanisamy’s, From Shore To Shore (2002)

Abstract   This paper explores Muthammal Palanisamy’s life-writing From Shore to Shore by con-centrating on how the author, a postcolonial diasporic Malaysian Indian female, prob-lematises and legitimises the hybridity caused by migrant traversals, where life-writing and its te...

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