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Displacement and exile : the state-refugee relations in India / Abhijit Dasgupta.

By: Dasgupta, Abhijit [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2016Description: xix, 233 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Refugees -- Government policy -- India | Bengali (South Asian people) -- Government policy -- India | Bangladeshis -- Government policy -- India | Tamil (Indic people) -- Government policy -- India | Sri Lankans -- Government policy -- IndiaDDC classification: 325.210954 DAS Summary: The lack of knowledge of cross-border displacement is a serious problem in our understanding of the societies of South Asia. Millions of people have been affected by cross-border displacement. We know far too little about the displacement, about the lives in exile. This study examines the complex relations between the state and the displaced in the Indian states of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-226) and index.

The lack of knowledge of cross-border displacement is a serious problem in our understanding of the societies of South Asia. Millions of people have been affected by cross-border displacement. We know far too little about the displacement, about the lives in exile. This study examines the complex relations between the state and the displaced in the Indian states of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.

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