'My away is here': place, emplacement and mobility amongst British Bengali children

Katy Gardner, Kanwal Mand

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Abstract

The paper focuses on the ways in which children negotiate complex transnational identities and roles. Based on research amongst Bangladeshi children living in East London in families who maintain transational linkages with Bangladesh, the paper draws attenetion to the ways in whcih British-born Bangladeshi children are mobile not only across places but also across time. The paper also draws on Katz' notion of 'emplacement', with its focus on political and economic processes, and indicates the significance of children's mobility
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)969-986
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Volume38
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2012

Bibliographical note

© 2012 Taylor & Francis

Keywords

  • British Bangladeshi Transnational Families
  • Emplacement
  • Mobility
  • Home and Away

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