Sociology: a bibliography

Cover art for special issue of SAMAR on "South Asians and the Politics of Science and Technology" (Summer 1996). Many citations from this magazine appear below.


Agarwal, Priya, 1969-
     Passage from India : post 1965 Indian immigrants and their children :
   conflicts, concerns, and solutions / Priya Agarwal.  Palos Verdes, CA :
   Yuvati Publications, c1991.
       UCB   AsianAmer E184.A84 A2
       UCB   S-S/EAsia E184.E2 A32 1991

Anwar, Muhammad.
     Between two cultures : a study of relationships between generations in the
   Asian community in Britain / Muhammad Anwar.  3rd ed.  London : Commission
   for Racial Equality, 1981.
       UCD   Shields   HQ799.G7 A58 1981
       UCLA  URL       DA 125 S57 A48 1981

Balasubramanian, V., Ph. D.
     Indians abroad : the NRI syndrome / V. Balasubramanian.  Bombay : Business
   Book Pub. House, 1987.
       UCB   Main      DS432.5 B32 1987

Baral, Lok Raj, 1941-
     Regional migrations, ethnicity, and security : the South Asian case / Lok
   Raj Baral.  New Delhi : Sterling Publishers, c1990.
       UCB   Main      HB3636.5.A3 B37 1990

Brochmann, Grete.
     Middle East avenue : female migration from Sri Lanka to the Gulf / Grete
   Brochmann.  Boulder : Westview Press, c1993.
       UCB   Main      HD8662 .B76 1993
       UCB   Moffitt   HD8662 .B76 1993

Caste in overseas Indian communities. Edited by Barton M. Schwartz.  San
     Francisco, Chandler Pub. Co.; Science Research Associates, Chicago,
     distributors [1967].
       UCD   Shields   HT713.S3
       UCI   Main Lib  HT713 .S3
       UCLA  College   HT 713 S399c
       UCLA  URL       HT 713 S399c
       UCR   Rivera    HT713 .S3
       UCSB  Main Lib  HT713 .S3
       UCSD  SSH       HT713 .S3

Chaudhary, Rita.
     "A Comparative Study of Marital Attitudes of Single College Students from 
   India and the United States."
   Dissertation data:   Oklahoma State U. 1986. 166 pp.
   DAI citation:        DAI 1987 48(1): 108-109-B. DA8709693

Dosanjh, J. S. (Jagjit Singh)
     Child-rearing in ethnic minorities / J.S. Dosanjh and Paul A.S. Ghuman.
   Clevedon, Avon, U.K. ; Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. : Multilingual Matters Ltd.,
     Series title:  Bilingual education and bilingualism ; 12.
       UCD   Shields   HQ792.G7 D67 1996

Ethnicity, identity, migration : the South Asian context / edited by Milton
   Israel and N.K. Wagle.  Toronto : University of Toronto, Centre for South
   Asian Studies, 1993.
     Series title:  South Asian studies papers ; no. 6.
       UCB   Main      DS339.2 .E37 1993

Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey.
     Women filmmakers of the African and Asian diaspora : decolonizing the
   gaze, locating subjectivity / Gwendolyn Audrey Foster.  Carbondale, Ill. :
   Southern Illinois University Press, c1997.
       UCB   Main      PN1998.2 .F672 1997
       UCD   Shields   PN1998.2.F672 1997

Gayatri Devi, 1906-
     One life's pilgrimage : addresses, letters, and articles by the first
   Indian woman to teach Vedanta in the west / Srimata Gayatri Devi.  Cohasset,
   Mass. : Vedanta Centre, c1977.
       GTU   Library   BL1228 .G39
       UCSB  Main Lib  BL1228 .G39 Special Coll

Gill, Pritam Singh, 1907-
     History of Sikh nation : foundation, assassination, resurrection / by
   Pritam Singh Gill.  Jullundur : New Academic Pub. Co., 1978.
       UCLA  URL       DS 485 P3 G412
       UCSD  SSH       DS485.P3 G54
       NRLF            B 3 189 544 

Interrogating post-colonialism : theory, text and context / edited by Harish
   Trivedi and Meenakshi Mukherjee.  Rashtrapati Nivas, Shimla : Indian
   Institute of Advanced Study, 1996.
       UCB   Main      PR9080.5 .I57 1996
       UCB   S-S/EAsia PN56.C63 I58 1996

La Brack, Bruce.
     The Sikhs of northern California, 1904-1975 / Bruce La Brack.  New York :
   AMS Press, c1988.
     Series title:  Immigrant communities & ethnic minorities in the United
   States & Canada ; 22.
       UCB   Anthropol F869.Y76 L31 1988
       UCB   AsianAmer E184.A84 L2
       UCB   Bancroft  F869.Y76 L31 1988
       UCB   S-S/EAsia F869.Y76 L31 1988

Luthra, Rashmi.
      Coverage of women's issues in the Indian immigrant press : a content
    analysis / by Rashmi Luthra.  [East Lansing, Mich.] : Michigan State
    University, c1987.
      Series title:  Working paper (Michigan State University. Office of Women
    in International Development) ; #138.
        UCB   Main      PN4899.N42 I55 1987

Maasdorp, G. G. (Gavin Grant)
     Urban relocation and racial segregation: the case of Indian South Africans
   / Gavin Maasdorp and Nesen Pillay.  Durban : Department of Economics,
   University of Natal, 1977.
       UCB   Main      HD7374.4.A3 .M27

Mearns, David J., 1948-
    Shiva's other children : religion and social identity amongst
  overseas Indians. New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 1995.
       UCB   Anth    BL1164.8.M35.M43 1995
       UCB   Main    BL1164.8.M35.M43 1995

Migration and modernization : the Indian diaspora in comparative
   perspective.  [Williamsburg, Va., U.S.A. : Dept. of Anthropology, College of
   William and Mary, 1987].
       UCB   Main      DS432.5 .M531 1987

Nation and migration : the politics of space in the South Asian diaspora /
   edited by Peter van der Veer.  Philadelphia : University of Philadelphia
   Press, 1995.
     Series title:  South Asia seminar series.
       UCB   Anthropol DS339.4 .N37 1995
       UCB   Main      DS339.4 .N37 1995

Overseas Indians : a study in adaptation / [editors] George Kurian, Ram P.
    Srivastava.  New Delhi : Vikas, c1983.
        UCB   Main      DS432.5 .O95 1983

The Sikh diaspora : migration and the experience beyond Punjab / edited by
   N. Gerald Barrier, Verne A. Dusenbery.  Delhi : Chanakya Publications, 1989.
       UCB   Main      DS432.S5 S438 1989
       UCB   S-S/EAsia DS432.S5 S438 1989

South Asians overseas : migration and ethnicity / edited by Colin Clarke,
   Ceri Peach, and Steven Vertovec.  Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge
   University Press, 1990.
     Series title:  Comparative ethnic and race relations series.
       UCB   Main      DS339.4 .S68 1990

The state of Asian America : activism and resistance in the 1990s / edited
   by Karin Aguilar-San Juan ; foreword by David Henry Hwang ; afterword by M.
   Annette Jaimes.  1st ed.  Boston, MA : South End Press, c1994.
     Series title:  Race and resistance series.
       UCB   AsianAmer JK1711.A8 A2 *c2 copies
       UCB   Moffitt   E184.O6 S7 1994

Tirmizi, S. A. I., 1924-
     Indian sources for African history : guide to the sources of the history
   of Africa and of the Indian diaspora in the basin of the Indian Ocean in the
   National Archives of India / by S.A.I. Tirmizi.  Delhi : International
   Writers' Emporium, c1988-1993.
     Series title:  Guides to the sources for the history of the nations. 2nd
   series, Africa south of the Sahara ; v. 10/1-3.
       UCB   Main      DT20.A12 T573 1988 v.1-3 (c1988-1993)


Alam, Nahar Domestic workers do their homework [on Sakhi's Domestic Workers Committee] SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Action & Reflection, No. 8 (Summer/Fall 1997) Aldrich, Howard; Cater, John; Jones, Trevor; McEvoy, Dave From Periphery to Peripheral: The South Asian Petite Bourgeoisie in England Research in the Sociology of Work; 1983, 2, 1-32. Basu, Tumpa The world according to Tumpa [on sexuality] SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Reflection and Action, Winter 1997. Baumann, Martin, Conceptualizing Diaspora. The Preservation of Religious Identity in Foreign Parts, Exemplified by Hindu Communities Outside India TEMENOS, 31, 1995, p.19-35 Beckerlegge, Gwilym "Strong Cultures" and Distinctive Religions: The Influence of Imperialism upon British Communities of South Asian Origin New Community; 1991, 17, 2, Jan, 201-210. Bellinger, R. Indian electronic engineers: A growing presence in the USA. Darshan (November/December 1988):16-17. Bhattacharjee, Anannya Yellow Cabs, Brown People [on South Asian cab drivers in New York City] SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Reflection and Action, Summer 1993. Bhattacharjee, Anannya Woman, Nation and Identity in the Indian Immigrant Community SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Reflection and Action, Winter 1992. Bhatti, F.M. Language difficulties and social isolation: the case of South Asian women in Britain. In New Community, v.5:1/2 (1976): 115-7. Bose, Purnima The Global Context of Communalism: the case of Salman Rushdie SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Action and Reflection, No. 2 (Summer 1993) Brah, Avtar 'Race' and 'Culture' in the Gendering of Labour Markets: South Asian Young Muslim Women and the Labour Market New Community; 1993, 19, 3, Apr, 441-458. Buchignani, Norman The Social and Self Identities of Fijian Indians in Vancouver Urban Anthropology; 1980, 9, 1, spring, 75-97. Burr, Jeffrey A. Household Status and Headship among Unmarried Asian Indian Women in Later Life Research on Aging; 1992, 14, 2, June, 199-225. Cottrell, Ann Baker Today's Asian-Western Couples Are Not Anglo-Indians Phylon; 1979, 40, 4, Dec, 351-361. Creter, Gary A. Intermarriage between "White" Britons and Immigrants from the New Commonwealth and Pakistan Journal of Comparative Family Studies; 1990, 21, 2, summer, 227-238. Datta, R. K. (1975). Characteristics and attitudes of immigrant Indian scientists and engineers IN The U.S.A. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 34, 74-79. Dasgupta, Sathi Conjugal Roles and Social Network in Indian Immigrant Families: Bott Revisited Journal of Comparative Family Studies; 1992, 23, 3, autumn, 465-480. Davis, Vicki T.; Singh, Raghu N. Attitudes of University Students from India toward Marriage and Family Life International Journal of Sociology of the Family; 1989, 19, 2, autumn, 43-57. Dewan, Roopa Deethnicization: A Study of Language and Culture Change in the Sindhi Immigrant Community of Metro Manila Philippine Journal of Linguistics; 1989, 20, 1, June, 19-27. Drew, Joseph Modes of Marginality: Sociological Reflections on the Worldwide Indian Diaspora Studies in Third World Societies; 1987, 39, Mar, 81-96. Eades, J. Enclave economies and family firms: Pakistani traders in a British city IN Migrants, workers, and the social order, ed. by Jeremy Eades. London; New York : Tavistock, 1987. Series title: A.S.A. monographs ; 26. Foschi,-Martha; Buchan,-Shari Ethnicity, Gender, and Perceptions of Task Competence Canadian Journal of Sociology 1990, 15, 1, winter, 1-18. Ganguly, Keya Migrant Identities: Personal Memory and the Construction of Selfhood Cultural Studies; 1992, 6, 1, Jan, 27-50. Gell, Simeran Man Singh Legality and Ethnicity: Marriage among the South Asians of Bedford Critique of Anthropology; 1994, 14, 4, Dec, 355-392. Hasan, Khurram In Dr. King's Land [author's experiences in Atlanta, Georgia, and the relationship between South Asians and African Americans] SAMAR: South Asia Magazine for Action and Reflection, Summer 1995. Husain, Mir Ali and Maya Yajnik. Virtual Work Real Labor (South Asians and the politics of technology) Samar: South Asian Magazine for Action & Reflection, No. 6 (Summer 1996) Islam, Naheed Remembering Shiraj Uddin [community leader in Los Angeles] SAMAR: South Asia Magazine for Action and Reflection, Summer 1995. Jacob, Rahul. Overseas Indians. (success of East Indian businesses and entrepreneurs in other countries where they now reside and operate companies and retail operations) Fortune v128, n12 (Nov 15, 1993):168 (5 pages). Jenings, Rachel Uncle Dinesh's Cabin [review of D'Souza's Illiberal Education] SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Reflection and Action, Winter 1997. Kalka, Iris The Politics of the 'Community' among Gujarati Hindus in London New Community; 1991, 17, 3, Apr, 377-385. Kamani, Ginu Jungleeji's Advice for the Love Lorn [on sexuality] SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Reflection and Action, Winter 1997. Kurian, George Dynamics of Youth Attitudes in South Asian Families International Journal of Contemporary Sociology; 1986, 23, 1-2, Jan-Apr, 69-86. Kurian, George Intergenerational Integration with Special Reference to Indian Families Indian Journal of Social Work; 1986, 47, 1, Apr, 39-49. Kurian, George Socio-Cultural Adaptation of South Asian Immigrants: The Canadian Experience Journal of Sociological Studies; 1987, 6, Jan, 47-62. Lal, Vinay Sikh Kirpans in California Schools: The Social Construction of Symbols, Legal Pluralism, and the Politics of Diversity Amerasia Journal 22, no. 1 (Winter 1996): 1-33. Larkin, Brian Bollywood comes to Nigeria SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Action & Reflection, No. 8 (Summer/Fall 1997) Leonard, Karen Mixing it up in California: a century of Punjabi-Mexican experience SAMAR: South Asia Magazine for Action and Reflection, Summer 1995. Marger,-Martin-N. East Indians in Small Business: Middleman Minority or Ethnic Enclave? New-Community; 1990, 16, 4, July, 551-559. Mathur, Chandana "Were there no alternatives?" asks Shaheen Kamadia [on police killing a 16 year old Canadian South Asian] SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Reflection and Action, Winter 1997. Mathur, Chandana and Anannya Bhattacharjee "You can not escape responsibility", Indian actress/activist Shabana Azmi speaks SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Action & Reflection, No. 8 (Summer/Fall 1997) Mathur, Chandana and S. Shankar Making the case for legal activisit: an interview with Pakistani human rights lawyer Zia Awan SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Action & Reflection, No. 8 (Summer/Fall 1997) Mathur, Saloni Broadcasting Difference [on South Asia media in Canada] SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Reflection and Action, Winter 1992. Mays, Nicholas Elderly South Asians in Britain: A Survey of Relevant Literature and Themes for Future Research Ageing and Society; 1983, 3, 1, Mar, 71-97. Mazhar, Farhad Imagining language and forging resistance [interview with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak] SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Reflection and Action, Winter 1997. Mazumdar, Sucheta Racist Responses to Racism: The Aryan Myth and South Asians in the United States South Asia Bulletin; 1989, 9, 1, 47-55. Menon, Ramdas Arranged Marriages among South Asian Immigrants Sociology and Social Research; 1989, 73, 4, July, 180-181. Morehouse, Ward And not to yield: the long struggle against Union Carbide SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Action & Reflection, No. 8 (Summer/Fall 1997) Naidoo, Josephine C.; Davis, J. Campbell Canadian South Asian Women in Transition: A Dualistic View of Life Journal of Comparative Family Studies; 1988, 19, 2, summer, 311-327. Nair, K. Attitudes of Indians towards Accepting the Responsibility of Caring for the Aged in the Home Environment Suid Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Sosiologie / South African Journal of Sociology; 1989, 20, 4, Nov, 257-261. Natrajan, Balmurli Notes toward a (re)arrangement of love SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Action & Reflection, No. 8 (Summer/Fall 1997) Prashad, Vijay Packaging Tradition into Official Customs SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Reflection and Action, Summer 1994. Rajab, Devi Moodley; Chohan, Ebrahim Self-Hate and Intergroup Relations in South Africa: Indian Student Responses to White, Black, and Indian Group Situations Studies in Third World Societies; 1987, 39, Mar, 69-80. Rajagopal, Arvind Better than blacks? Or, Hum Kale Hain To Kya Hua SAMAR: South Asia Magazine for Action and Reflection, Summer 1995. Ray, Raka, and Rinku Sen, Sandip Roy, Dipti Ghosh and Jayantha Eranki Talking Strategy in San Francisco SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Action & Reflection, No. 8 (Summer/Fall 1997) Roberts, G.W. and L. Braithwaite Mating among East Indian and non-Indian women in Trinidad. Social and Economic Studies 11:3 (1962):203-40. Robinson, Vaughan Patterns of South Asian Ethnic Exogamy and Endogamy in Britain Ethnic and Racial Studies; 1980, 3, 4, Oct, 427-443. Ryali, Rajagopal Ethnic Identity: Spouse Selection among Asian American Indians Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology; 1989, 17, 2, Nov, 131-139. Saifullah Khan, Verity. 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