The South Asian Presence in Britain and its Transnational Connections

Ballard, Roger

In: Culture and Economy in the Indian Diaspora. Routledge, London 2002

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Abstract

An outline of the way in which transnational kinship networks facilitated the process of South Asian migration to Britain and the subsequent construction of plethora of ethnic colonies in the heart of most of Britain's cities, together with an exploration of the way in which the distinctive dynamics of locally-specific networks continue to have far reaching consequences for developments in Britain, in South Asia, as well as in more global arenas.

Document type: Book Section
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2009 17:23
Faculties / Institutes: Organisations / Associations / Foundations > Centre for Applied South Asian Studies (CASAS)
DDC-classification: Social sciences
Controlled Keywords: Inder, Ausland, Kulturelle Identität, Inder, Ausland, Wirtschaftliche Lage
Uncontrolled Keywords: Inder , Ausland , Kulturelle Identität , Wirtschaftliche Lage, South Asian Migration , Britain , Kinship Networks
Subject (classification): Sociology
Countries/Regions: South Asia
Series: Themen > CASAS Online Papers: Plural Britain
Volume: 4