INDEX
A√ect, 12; and bonds between women,
51; and desire, 95
A≈liation, 34, 171; and desire, 120;
diasporic, 2, 36, 64; ethnic, 175; queer,
170, 185
Age of Consent Act (1891), 137
Ahmad, Aijaz, 177–78
Ahmed, Faraz, 17
‘‘Aiyee Naa Vilayet Kurie‘‘ (Don’t Come
to England Girlfriend; Mohinder Kaur
Bhamra), 49, 52, 54–55
Alexander, Claire, 35
Alexander, Jacqui M., 21, 179
Ali, Monica (Brick Lane), 23, 55–56
Ali, Shaukat, 33
Alloula, Malek, 109
Amnesia: historical, 2; racial, 89
Apache Indian, 31, 34, 40–41, 46
Appadurai, Arjun, 20
Archive, queer diasporic, 21–22, 31
Asian Dub Foundation (adf), 23, 35, 41–
46, 48–49, 51, 57, 201 n.21, 202 n.38
Asian Underground, 23, 36–38, 45, 48,
56–58, 65, 203 n.64; New Asian Dance
Music, 30, 35
Audiotopias, 42; feminist, 51; queer, 59,
61
Authenticity, 21, 30, 101, 115; cultural,
31; diasporic longing for, 7; and
home, 14
Babi, Parveen, 112
Babri Masjid, 117
Baccheta, Paola, 17, 135
Bakrania, Falu, 57
Banerjea, Koushik, 37, 39
Bannerji, Kaushalya, 154
Beatles, 39–40
Belonging, 93, 144, 165, 168, 172–73;
communal, 2, 17, 21, 185, 187;
national, 17; queer, 60
Bend It Like Beckham (Gurinder Chadha),
25, 63, 114, 125–27, 129
Bhabha, Homi, 81, 83
Bhadralok, 135
Bhamra, Mohinder Kaur, 49
Bhangra, 30–35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 49, 56–
58, 166, 199 n.7. See also Music
Bhasin, Kamla, 135
Bhattacharjee, Anannya, 18
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