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Modern Migrations: Gujarati Indian Networks in New York and London

Maritsa Poros

Abstract

Although globalization seems like a recent phenomenon linked to migration, some groups have used social networks to migrate great distances for centuries. To gain new insights into migration today, this book takes a closer look at the historical presence of globalization and how it has organized migration and social networks. With a focus on the lives of Gujarati Indians in New York and London, this book explains migration patterns through different kinds of social networks and relations. Gujarati migration flows span four continents, across several centuries. The book reveals the inner workin ... More

Keywords: migration, social networks, globalization, Gujarati Indians, New York, London, migration patterns, migration flows, economic mobility

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780804772228
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804772228.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Maritsa Poros, author