Traditionally, states see the diaspora at best, as an instrument of long distance nationalism, and at worst, as a source of internal conflict. Yet, migrants who define themselves as South Asians in North America transcend subnational and national borders in the name of a pan-regional identity. This article, based on ethnographic fieldwork combined with an analysis of digital networks, explores the construction and the limits of the South Asian category, identity and ideology in North America. More than a mere census category or point of geographic origin, this label has recently become an identity marker, claimed by certain members of the diaspora themselves.
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East Asian students have persistently performed well in recent international comparative studies of mathematics achievement, and I have been offering explanations from the perspective of the influence of the Confucian Heritage Culture CHC , which is shared by these high performing East Asian countries. In this paper, two challenges to this cultural explanation will be dealt with: whether these East Asian countries really form a group and whether there is a more direct way to study the influence of culture on mathematics achievement. I then examined the common values shared by these CHC countries that are related to education Leung,