Where Are You From? Middle-Class Migrants in the Modern World

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Index
Acculturation. See Assimilation
Adult generation. See Parental generation
Advisory Group on Education and Citizenship report, 190–191
Africa, exodus of East Asians from, 26, 175–176
Agency, 13, 36, 106, 107, 184, 200, 206, 210, 218n.17; collective agency, 102–103, 184, 203, 206, 208–209. See also Cultural knowledge; Nishma's story (for case study)
Aggarwal family, 30–31; Aunty (Mrs. Aggarwal), 30, 31, 46–47, 150
Ali, Quudus, 27, 233n.6
Alien Seamen Order, 51
Alliance. See Marriage
Altar, 96–97, 99
Americas, 196. See also United States
Amin, Idi: Uganda exodus, 26, 38, 175–176
Anderson, Benedict: on imagined community, 93–94
Anthias, on diasporic ethnicity, 169
Anthropological research. See Ethnographic research
Antiracism, 155; younger generation openly discussing and opposing racism, 149150, 151–153, 159–160. See also Racism Sharma, Anu, 105, 126, 127
Anwar, Muhammad, 170, 219n.22
Appadurai, A., 2, 9, 81. See also Ethnoscape
Arranged marriage. See Marriage
Arti, 86, 97, 211
Arya Samaj movement, 78, 79–80, 211
Asian identity, 9, 183; Black—Asian identity, 137–138, 154; stereotypes of being Asian rejected, 3–4, 155–156, 157–158
Assimilation, 5, 8, 25, 210; conceptualization of as “homogeneous heterogeneity, ” 3; expectations that will minorities undergo acculturation, 2–3, 5, 24–25; multiculturalism and, 188; 194, 206; preoccupation with, 189–190, 194, 204210; research focus on, 8–10, 167
Autochthonous, 3, 10, 208; national origins focus, 165, 169, 170, 182, 185, 199, 201, 208. See also Citizenship
Azadi (freedom), 59, 211
Baba Balaknath, 84, 228n.23
Balibar, Etienne, 199
Ballard, Roger, on South Asian migrants, 46, 169, 185–186, 203
Bangladeshi, 160–161
Banks, Marcus, 42, 94, 219n.21
Baumann, Gerd: Contesting Culture,, 167–168 Southall study, 94, 100–101, 141–142 203–204
Being and Becoming: the anthropology of, 6; being Asian, 3–4, 155–156 157–158; being “black, ”, 192;

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