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Author Erni, John Nguyet.

Title Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, HKU, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (251 pages)
Contents List of Tables and Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Who Are the South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong?; 2. A Cultural History of South Asians in Hong Kong; 3. South Asian Minorities and the Mainstream Media; 4. Changing a Culture of Discrimination: A Critical Understanding of Hong Kong's Anti-racism Law; 5. Education of South Asian Youth: The Case of Delia Memorial School; 6. Economic Self-determination: Ethnic Minority Small-business Enterprises; 7. A Review of Academic and Policy Research on Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong
Summary People of South Asian descent are a large, varied and increasingly visible part of Hong Kong's population. Most have found ways of prospering despite social and economic obstacles and widespread discrimination. Focusing on three important groups-Indians, Pakistanis, and Nepalese-Erni and Leung explore the cultural histories of South Asians in Hong Kong and their experiences at school and at work. The book then discusses how far South Asians' legal rights are protected by recent anti-discrimination legislation, how they are presented in mainstream media, and how they in turn have made creative
Notes Coda: A Multicultural Action Proposal for Hong KongIndex
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Form Electronic book
Author Leung, Lisa Yuk-ming.
ISBN 9789888268382