Displacement, integration and identity in the postcolonial world

  title={Displacement, integration and identity in the postcolonial world},
  author={V. Redclift},
  pages={117 - 135}
Defining the relationship between displaced populations and the nation state is a fraught historical process. The Partition of India in 1947 provides a compelling example, yet markedly little attention has been paid to the refugee communities produced. Using the case of the displaced ‘Urdu-speaking minority’ in Bangladesh, this article considers what contemporary discourses of identity and integration reveal about the nature and boundaries of the nation state. It reveals that the language of… Expand
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