Beyond Khalistan? Sikh diasporic identity and critical international theory1

  title={Beyond Khalistan? Sikh diasporic identity and critical international theory1},
  author={Giorgio Shani},
  journal={Sikh Formations},
  pages={57 - 74}
This article examines the possibilities opened up by critical international theory for the articulation of a post-nationalist diasporic Sikh identity which seeks to go beyond Khalistan. Critical theories of international relations contest the hegemony of realism within international relations (IR) by examining the origins, development and potential transformation of the bounded territorial state and the Westphalian order of territorialized nation-states. It is argued that realism, based on a… Expand
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