DIASPORA INVOLVEMENT IN INSURGENCIES: INSIGHTS FROM THE KHALISTAN AND TAMIL EELAM MOVEMENTS

@article{Fair2005DIASPORAII,
  title={DIASPORA INVOLVEMENT IN INSURGENCIES: INSIGHTS FROM THE KHALISTAN AND TAMIL EELAM MOVEMENTS},
  author={C. Fair},
  journal={Nationalism and Ethnic Politics},
  year={2005},
  volume={11},
  pages={125 - 156}
}
  • C. Fair
  • Published 2005
  • Political Science
  • Nationalism and Ethnic Politics
  • This article exposits and contrasts the roles of two diasporas in ethnic conflict waged in their homelands, namely the Sikh diaspora's involvement in the Punjab insurgency in north India and the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora's role in Sri Lanka's Tamil insurgency. It draws out the various similarities and distinctions between the two in their use of technology, means of mobilization and identity production, and the geographical and political reach of their institutional arrangements. The article… CONTINUE READING
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