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Author Raj, Dhooleka Sarhadi, 1969-

Title Where are you from? : Middle-class migrants in the modern world / Dhooleka S. Raj
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 267 pages)
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Questions of Ethnicity -- 2. Being Vilayati, Becoming Asian: Keeping up with the Kapurs, the Chawlas, the Kalias, and the Aggarwals in London -- 3. "I Am From Nowhere": Partition and Being Punjabi -- 4. Becoming a Hindu Community -- 5. Search for a Suitable Boy -- 6. Becoming British Asian: Intergenerational Negotiations of Racism -- 7. Being British, Becoming a Person of Indian Origin -- 8. "Where Are You Originally From?" Multiculturalism, Citizenship, and Transnational Differences
Summary An exploration of ethnic minority cultural change, this text examines first- and second-generation middle-class South Asian families living in London. It argues that the nostalgia for culture obscures the complexities of change in migrant minority lives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-256) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hindus -- England -- London.
Immigrants -- England -- London.
Middle class -- England -- London.
Panjabis (South Asian people) -- England -- London.
South Asians -- England -- London.
London (England) -- Ethnic relations.
South Asia -- Emigration and immigration.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002009721
ISBN 0520233824 (acid-free paper)
0520233832 (paperback; acid-free paper)
0520928679 (electronic bk.)
9780520233829 (acid-free paper)
9780520233836 (paperback; acid-free paper)
9780520928671 (electronic bk.)