Pnina Werbner

Imagined Diasporas among Manchester MuslimsSAR Press PublicationImagined Diasporas among Manchester Muslims: The Public Performance of Pakistani Transnational Identity PoliticsThe Manchester Muslim diaspora features an intense local micro-politics of honor and shame, debated in the globalized language of world affairs and dramatically enacted through public performance. Pnina Werbner reveals that Manchester Pakistanis occupy a locally created public space that appropriates and combines traveling ideas and images from a variety of sources into meaningful moral allegories.

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