Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2019

384 Pages | 30 black and white illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190050771

Bookseller Code (01)

The Other One Percent

Indians in America

Sanjoy Chakravorty, Devesh Kapur, and Nirvikar Singh

Modern South Asia

  • Comprehensive and authoritative overview of the Indian immigrant population in the United States
  • Explains the three key processes-selection, assimilation, and entrepreneurship-that led to Indians in America becoming its most-educated and highest-income group
  • Shows how these processes are rooted in global changes in technology and trade and policy changes in India and the United States
  • Explores the diversity of Indian immigrants by languages, occupations, settlements, generations, and politics

New to this Edition:

  • An epilogue has been included in the paperback edition to bring the book up-to-date and provide recent data through the early years of the Trump administration