What I like most about this book is the depth of the interviews Amarasingam uses Pain Pride and Politics is an examination of diasporic politics based on a case study of Sri Lankan Tamils in Canada with particular focus on activism between December 2008 and May 2009 Amarnath Amarasingam analyzes the reactions of diasporic Tamils in Canada at a time when the separatist Tamil movement was being crushed by the Sri Lankan armed forces and revise.
The bones And for anyone unfamiliar it s a very approachable survey of the material. Opments as by events in their countries of origin a phenomenon that has received relatively little attention in the scholarly literature His work provides an in depth examination of the ways in which a separatist sociopolitical movement beginning in Sri Lanka is carried forward altered and adapted by the diaspora and the struggles that are involved in this proce.
O make his arguments For anyone familiar with the context it s much needed meat on. S currently accepted analytical frameworks relating to diasporic communities This book adds to our understanding of a particular diasporic roup while contributing to the theoretical literature in the areaThroughout Amarasingam argues that transnational diasporic mobilization is at times determined and driven as much by internal organizational and communal devel.