the namesake pdf

Book Title : The Namesake
Author : Jhumpa Lahiri
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 291
ISBN : 0618485228
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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An incisive portrait of the immigrant experience follows the Ganguli family from their traditional life in India through their arrival in Massachusetts in the late 1960s and their difficult melding into an American way of life, in a debut novel that spans three decades, two continents, and two generations. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Interpreter of Maladies. Reprint.

Book Title : Teaching About Dialect Variations and Language in Secondary English Classrooms
Author : Michelle D. Devereaux
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2014-10-17
Pages : 176
ISBN : 9781136675126
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Standardized tests demand Standard English, but secondary students (grades 6-12) come to school speaking a variety of dialects and languages, thus creating a conflict between students’ language of nurture and the expectations of school. The purpose of this text is twofold: to explain and illustrate how language varieties function in the classroom and in students’ lives and to detail linguistically informed instructional strategies. Through anecdotes from the classroom, lesson plans, and accessible narrative, it introduces theory and clearly builds the bridge to daily classroom practices that respect students’ language varieties and use those varieties as strengths upon which secondary English teachers can build. The book explains how to teach about language variations and ideologies in the classroom; uses typically taught texts as models for exploring how power, society, and identity interact with language, literature, and students’ lives; connects the Common Core State Standards to the concepts presented; and offers strategies to teach the sense and structure of Standard English and other language variations, so that all students may add Standard English to their linguistic toolboxes.

Book Title : Text Sets
Author : Joanne Kilgour Dowdy
Publisher : BRILL
Release Date : 2018-06-01
Pages : 312
ISBN : 9789004368323
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Written by educators from diverse experiences, Text Sets: Multimodal Learning for Multicultural Students provides ready-to-use multicultural text sets complete with annotations, instructional activities, and multimedia tools, as well as a framework for building and using new sets.

Book Title : Money Migration and Family
Author : Supriya Singh
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2016-09-23
Pages : 253
ISBN : 9781137548863
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This book tells the story of nearly five decades of Indian migration to Australia from the late 1960s to 2015, through the eyes of migrants and their families. Firstly, there is the marked increase of Indian migrants, shifting from the earlier professionals to a dominance of student-migrants. The India-born in Australia are the fourth largest overseas born group. Secondly, remittances flow two ways in families between Australia and India. Thirdly, family communication across borders has become instantaneous and frequent, changing the experience of migration, family and money. Fourthly, mobility replaces the earlier assumption of settlement. Recent migrants hope to settle, but the large group who have come to study face a long period of precarious mobility. Lastly, recent migrants re-imagine the joint family in Australia, buying homes to accommodate siblings and parents. This is changing the contours of some major cities in Australia.

Book Title : Special Edition Using Filemaker 8
Author : Steve Lane
Publisher : Que Publishing
Release Date : 2006
Pages : 890
ISBN : 9780789735126
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Learn the secrets of developing successful database systems, using FileMaker Pro 8, from FileMaker Pro experts.

Book Title : The Luxury Market in India
Author : G. Atwal
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2012-08-29
Pages : 217
ISBN : 9781137264169
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A window into the highly complex Indian luxury market, providing strategies to guide brands in entering this high potential market and capturing the luxury rupee. Sets out to uncover strategies that will help to avoid market failure and leverage opportunities to win in India.

Book Title : Organizational Autoethnographies
Author : Andrew Herrmann
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release Date : 2017-05-25
Pages : 184
ISBN : 9781351838481
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This text takes a new approach to autoethnography by using personal narratives to analyze our work across multiple disciplines and subdisciplines. These stories feature authors working at the intersections of autoethnography and critical theory within a given organizational context. Organizations are not simply entities, but systems of meaning. As such they are sites of cultural practices and performances, and of domination, resistance and struggle.? Working at the intersection of organizational studies and autoethnography, this book explores the ability of autoethnographic and personal narrative approaches to generate important, innovative, and empowering understandings of difference, discourses, and identities, while attending to the various powerful dynamics that are at play in organizations. These are stories of work, at work, and help to finally bring theory and direct exemplars together.

Book Title : Contemporary Women s Writing in India
Author : Varun Gulati
Publisher : Lexington Books
Release Date : 2014-12-24
Pages : 180
ISBN : 9781498502115
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Contemporary Women's Writing in India offers refreshing and comprehensive literary voices that address a broad range of issues in contemporary women’s writing in India.

Book Title : Frontier travails
Author : Subir Ghosh
Publisher :
Release Date : 2001
Pages : 320
ISBN : UOM:39015051443532
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This book reviews and assesses the situation in the Northeast be it political, social, economic or cultural for, the present militancy and chaos in the region is an outcome of both the recent and the not-so-recent past.

Book Title : Immigration
Author : Tatyana Kleyn
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Release Date : 2011-02-24
Pages : 238
ISBN : 9780810869998
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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As the future of our democratic society, youth from U.S.-born and immigrant backgrounds alike will need to make informed decisions on our diverse nation's behalf. To do so, young adults need to be provided with access to accurate information and varied perspectives about immigration. In Immigration: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Tatyana Kleyn (an immigrant herself) examines the myths and realities of immigration, as well as the laws and policies that regulate it. She explores a number of issues associated with immigration, including cultural clashes and discrimination, the debate on language, undocumented immigrants, and what it means to be an American. The book includes an overview of the nation's history with immigration, definitions of relevant terms, and recent statistical and demographic information. It also discusses why and how many immigrants make the journey to the United States. Other aspects the book addresses include undocumented immigrants and refugees/asylees, laws and policies that either support or hinder immigration, and how young immigrants can reconcile their competing identities. Aiming to generate a discussion on immigration with factual and contemporary information, real life stories, experiences, and quotes from teenagers and young adults, Immigration: The Ultimate Teen Guide presents a comprehensive and engaging approach to informing readers about the varied ways immigration is experienced, viewed, and disputed.