Migration and kinship: the differential effect of marriage rules on the processes of Punjabi migration to Britain

Ballard, Roger

In: South Asians Overseas: Contexts and Communities. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1990 219 – 249

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The paper contains an exploration of the reasons why rules of clan exogamy followed by Punjabi Hindus and Sikhs, as opposed to the Mirpuri Muslim preference for close kin marriage, have had such a far-reaching impact on patterns of migration to, and resettlement in, Britain.

Document type: Book Section
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2009 16:55
Size: 219 – 249
Faculties / Institutes: Organisations / Associations / Foundations > Centre for Applied South Asian Studies (CASAS)
DDC-classification: Social sciences
Controlled Keywords: Großbritannien, Südasiaten, Familienstruktur, Heirat
Uncontrolled Keywords: Verwandtenehe , Heiratsregel, Great Britain , South Asians , Family Structure , Kin Marriage , Marriage Rule
Subject (classification): Sociology
Countries/Regions: other countries
Series: Themen > CASAS Online Papers: Families, Kinship and the Dynamics of Transnational Networks
Volume: 6