A Postcolonial People: South Asians in Britain (BOK)

Siddiq Hasan Sayyid

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"A Postcolonial People" is a lively, critical survey of contemporary South Asian Britain that fills a conspicuous gap in the literature. This specially commissioned book combines conceptually innovative analysis with empirically rich studies to map out the diversity of the British Asian way of life. The migration and settlement of South Asians in large numbers in Britain is examined in the context of the postcolonial condition, in which boundaries between the West and Rest, centre and periphery, home and abroad are increasingly blurred. The contributors provide both fresh insights and vital information on the Asian British experience in its socio-economic, historical and cultural dimensions. The topics covered include: identity, the transformation of urban space, policing, healthcare, electoral politics, music, British Asian theatre and cinema.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2005
Forfatter Siddiq Hasan Sayyid Forlag
ISBN 9781850657972 Antall sider 400
Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,2cm x 2,8cm Vekt 558 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende N. Ali, V.S. Kalra
Emner og form Ethnic studies