Ethnicity, Gender And Social Change by Harriet BradleyEthnicity, Gender And Social Change by Harriet Bradley

Ethnicity, Gender And Social Change

byHarriet Bradley, Steve FentonEditorR. Barot

Paperback | January 28, 1999

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Ethnicity, Gender and Social Change explores the social space occupied by both gender and ethnicity. As recognition of the sociological importance of gender and ethnicity has grown, so has the opportunity for exploring the intersections between them. This volume brings together both theoretical reflections and new research in this key area. For the sociologist this presents a conceptual challenge, while for the individual it may present a series of dilemmas. These are intriguingly traced out in studies which take us from Punjabi families in the UK, to Surinamese migrants in Amsterdam, to Hindu and Muslim women and Black nurses in Britain, the African and Asian diasporas, and gender identity in post-Soviet Latvia.
ROHIT BAROT is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Bristol. He has carried out fieldwork studying the Swaminarayan movement and migrations and group formation among south Asians in Bristol. His most recent publication isThe Racism Problematic: Contemporary Sociological Debates on Race and Ethnicity.HARRIET BRADLEY is Senior Lect...
Title:Ethnicity, Gender And Social ChangeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:249 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.02 inPublished:January 28, 1999Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0333711122

ISBN - 13:9780333711125


Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors Acknowledgements Introduction: Rethinking Ethnicity and Gender; R.Barot, H.Bradley and S.Fenton SECTION ONE: ETHNICITY, GENDER AND ECONOMIC DISADVANTAGE Gender, Ethnicity and Migration: a New Theoretical Approach; A.Phizacklea Ethnicity, Gender and Equality in the NHS; J.Carter ROSCAs, Ethnicity and Strategy: Suriname Creole Women's Saving Clubs in Amsterdam; I.Wetering SECTION TWO: INSTITUTIONS AND CULTURE: CONTINUITIES AND CHANGE South Asian Women in Britain, Family Integrity and the Primary Purpose Rule; W.Menski Hindu Widows in Britain: Continuities and Change; S.Firth SECTION THREE: THE SECOND GENERATION: GENDER AND CHANGE South Asian Women and Arranged Marriages in East London; K.Bhopal Cultural Diversity and Religious Conformity: Dimensions of Social Change Among Second-Generation Muslim Women; C.Butler Negotiating Marriage: Young Punjabi Women's Assessment of their Individual and Family Interests; H.Bradby SECTION FOUR: ETHNICITY, IDENTITY AND NARRATIVE Weaving New Lives from an Old Fleece: Gender and Ethnicity in Latvian Narrative; V.Skultans A Creative Discourse: Gender Roles in Ethnic Minority Fiction; H.Kanitkar When the Mirror Speaks: the Poetics and Problematics of Identity Construction for Metisse Women in Bristol; J.Ifekwunigwe Bibliography Index