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

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Chapter 1: Questions of Ethnicity
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The terms “minority” and “minorities” are found throughout the book without quotation marks, because they are being used in the sense of numerical minority (that is, each term is not used in a pejorative sense as an ethnic marker of perpetual difference). Nor are these terms being used in contrast to majority, an unhelpful term in that it does not mark the differences inherent in the dominant society. As for further analysis of sport and nation, and specifically of the critical use of Bhabha's Nation and Narration to understand Australian soccer, see Danforth 2001.
2
The Guardian, May 29, 2001, 7.
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The assumptions are that Asians should be cheering for the “right” team, the one representing the nation of their residence, and that young Asians should become British in specified ways, namely, by waving the correct Xag at a cricket match. Hussain added, “Following England has got to be the way ahead” (The Guardian, May 29, 2001, 7). This way of thinking implies that there is a unidirectional change, from being culturally Indian to culturally British.
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For further discussion of class, see Chapter 2.
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difference is a necessary aspect of ethnicity, identity, and community; it can be conceptualized as fundamental otherness (that is, you are not like me) or humanist alterity (that is, we are similar in our differences). In both senses, difference is reified and assumed. In fact, the assumption of difference in this oppositional way allows anthropologists to equate and exchange ethnicity, identity, and community. For a call to counter this trend, see Baumann 1996.
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The parental generation and others who have actually moved can claim to be from somewhere. For them, their movement or sojourns create certain places as “home, ” even a prior one that has changed. However, for the children of move-

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