TITLE

Neither Here nor There: Creating a Legally and Politically Distinct South Asian Racial Identity

AUTHOR(S)
Bijlani, Jagdish J.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Fall2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the argument that because of their collective racialized identity experience, South Asians should be identified as a legally and politically distinct group for the limited purpose of encouraging group empowerment. Furthermore, the author traces how the notions of race rely on physical and socio-political attributes to categorize racial groups and analyze how these traditional notions support the conclusion that South Asians should be classified as a distinct racial group.
ACCESSION #
22710283

 

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