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Diaspora and Multi-locality in British Asian Cities.

Author: McLoughlin, Sean.
Publisher: Routledge, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Presents the study of South Asians in Britain and beyond. Interrogating the concept of diaspora by probing the ways in which the South Asian diaspora could be re-conceptualised, this title provides  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: McLoughlin, Sean.
ISBN: 9780415590242 0415590248
OCLC Number: 759759829
Description: p. ; cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction Sean McLoughlin Part I: Cities 2. Writing 'Bradistan' Across the Domains of Social Reality Sean McLoughlin 3. Representing British Bangladeshis in London's East End: The Global City, Text, Performance and Authenticity John Eade 4. Writing British Asian Manchester: Vernacular Cosmopolitanism on the 'Curry Mile' Virinder S. Kalra 5. Discrepant Representations of Multi-Asian Leicester: Institutional Discourse and Everyday Life in the Model Multicultural City Sean McLoughlin 6. Between the City Lines: Towards a Spatial Historiography of British Asian Birmingham Richard Gale Part II: Themes 7. South Asian histories in Britain: Nation, locality and marginality William Gould and Irna Qureshi 8. Writing Religion in British Asian Diasporas Sean McLoughlin and John Zavos 9. Writing British Asian Women: From purdah and the 'problematic private sphere' to new forms of public engagement and cultural production Emma Tomalin 10. From Writing to Embodied Vernacular Cosmopolitanisms: The British Asian City and Cultural Production Ananya Jahanara Kabir


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"How have British cities been transformed by the settlement of Asian immigrants and in what ways did these cities crucially shape newcomers' lives? Like a kaleidoscope refracting alternative Read more...

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