British Asians and football

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Postcolonial People: South Asians in Britain
EditorsN. Ali, V. Kalra, S. Sayyid
Place of PublicationLonson
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)1850657971
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2006


  • British asians
  • football
  • ethnicity
  • racism


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