Ethnic Diasporas and Great Power Strategies in Asia

By |2016-01-21T12:46:39-10:00July 31st, 2007|Categories: Faculty Articles, Azizian, Wirsing|

“Ethnic Diasporas and Great Power Strategies in Asia” edited by Dr. Robert G. Wirsing and Dr. Rouben Azizan was recently published by India Research Press and the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu. What are ethnic diasporas? These are dispersed, migrant, or (in some cases) “overseas” communities and make up a significant portion of the world’s population. According to the book, these communities, because they may claim a national homeland not currently the one in which they are domiciled; enjoy a status in the newer homeland distinct from other “indigenous” ethnic minorities. Varying in size, socio-economic standing, and also in [...]