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Revisiting Home: Tibetan Refugees, Perceptions of Home (Land) and Politics of Return

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  • Tunga Tarodi

    (Institute for Social and Economic change)

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    This paper attempts to explore the notion of home from the perspective of the Tibetans living in exile in India for the last five decades. Using primary data collected from two Tibetan settlements in India, this paper attempts to portray how Tibet is reconstructed in exile among the three generations of Tibetans. We seek to understand whether the Tibetans feel at home in India or do they carry a sense of homelessness with them.

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    Paper provided by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore in its series Working Papers with number 266.

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    Length: 22 pages
    Date of creation: 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:sch:wpaper:266

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    Keywords: Tibetan Refugees; Exile Home; India;

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