In desi land shankar not only shows how desi teens of different socioeconomic backgrounds are differently able to succeed in silicon valley schools and economies but also how such variance affects meanings of race class and community for south asian americans. Desi land teen culture class and success in silicon valley ethnographically rich study of the lives and practices of young south asian americans living in silicon valley desi land lends itself to use in courses in fields including anthropology cultural studies gender studies and asian american studies what i like best of all is that . Desi land is shalini shankars lively ethnographic account of south asian american teen culture during the silicon valley dot com boom shankar focuses on how south asian americans or desis define and manage what it means to be successful in a place brimming with the promise of technology between 1999 and 2001 shankar spent many months kickin it with desi teenagers at three . She is the author of desi land teen culture class and success in silicon valley also published by duke university press more about shalini shankar books by shalini shankar. Desi land teen culture class and success in silicon valley main author shankar shalini 1972 b teen culture class and success in silicon valley c shalini shankar welcome to desi land california here we come right back where we started from defining desi teen culture living and desiring the desi bling life
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