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Negotiating boundaries in the city : migration, ethnicity, and gender in Britain

Author: Joanna Herbert
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008.
Series: Studies in migration and diaspora.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using life-story interviews and oral history archives, this book provides a radically different story about multicultural Britain. It explores the impact of South Asian migration from the 1950s onwards on the local white population and on the migrants themselves. Offering rich data lacking in existing theoretical accounts, it offers valuable insights into the nature of white ethnicity, inter-ethnic relations and the  Read more...
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History
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Herbert, Joanna.
Negotiating boundaries in the city.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008
(DLC) 2007025292
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Herbert
ISBN: 0754688550 9780754688556
OCLC Number: 234243406
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 230 pages).
Contents: The background to South Asian settlement --
Constructions of whiteness --
Transitions --
The household --
The neighbourhood --
Education and the workplace --
Conclusion : complexities and connections.
Series Title: Studies in migration and diaspora.
Responsibility: Joanna Herbert.

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Employing Leicester as a case study, this book offers an analysis of the human experiences of migration. It shows how migration created challenges for both existing inhabitants and newcomers, for  Read more...

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