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Positionality and Praxis: Fieldwork Experiences in Rural India
This paper provides a reflexive account of conducting fieldwork as a graduate student in the Sunderban area of West Bengal state, India, in the mid-1990s. Reflecting on my personal experiences of
From brain drain to brain gain: reverse migration to Bangalore and Hyderabad, India’s globalizing high tech cities
This paper assesses the mutual impact of returning Indian-origin skilled workers on the cities of Bangalore (Bengaluru) and Hyderabad, which have emerged as India’s leading “tech cities”. During the
Identity and Assimilation Among Young Ethiopian Immigrants in Metropolitan Washington*
Ethiopians are a recent immigrant group in the United States, having entered the country in significant numbers during the 1980s and 1990s. This preliminary study examines the ethnic and racial
Ethiopian Ethos and the Making of Ethnic Places in the Washington Metropolitan Area
Immigrants from Ethiopia form the largest community of peoples from Sub–Saharan Africa in the Washington metropolitan area. Like other relatively recent immigrant groups, Ethiopians are dispersed in
The Mixed Embeddedness of Ethnic Entrepreneurs in a New Immigrant Gateway
In this research the concept of mixed embeddedness is used to analyze how economic and political opportunity structures and the group characteristics of Ethiopian and Bolivian immigrants have
Women's use of contraception in rural India: a village-level study.
  • E. Chacko
  • Economics, Sociology
    Health & place
  • 1 September 2001
Demons and Development: The Struggle for Community in a Sri Lankan Village
Demons and Development: The Struggle for Community in a Sri Lankan VIlage. JAMES BROW. Tucson AZ University of Arizona Press, 1996; 218 pp. James Brow's Demons and Development: The Struggle for
Marriage, development, and the status of women in Kerala, India
This article explores the linkages between women's status and marriage in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Widely known as a progressive region, with high levels of social development despite