Age, Narrative and Migration - 
      Katy Gardner

Age, Narrative and Migration

The Life Course and Life Histories of Bengali Elders in London

«'Fascinating - a much-needed contribution to our understanding of the ways in which first generation Bangladeshis perceive the process of migration. It is also an important engagement with wider debates about the issues confronting minority ethnic groups in this country and their transnational networks.'Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies'Age, Narrative and Migration will be highly relevant to practitioners working with older Bangladeshis as well as to those interested in oral histories and trans-national migration.'Ageing Society Journal'Gardner's study is an important contribution to the migration literature and it can be hoped that the theoretical insights generated by studying the relationship between life course and migration inspire similar research among other migrant communities. It is a pleasant and useful read not only for scholars but for the wider community interested in issues of migration and the life course.'Asian and Pacific Migration Journal 'The the»

A study of the lives of Bengali elders in Britain, the "first generation" of migrants from Sylhet, in Bangladesh. Through the narrative of these elders, this book analyzes how the men and women feel about growing old in a country which many feel ambivalent about. Les mer
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A study of the lives of Bengali elders in Britain, the "first generation" of migrants from Sylhet, in Bangladesh. Through the narrative of these elders, this book analyzes how the men and women feel about growing old in a country which many feel ambivalent about.
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Forlag: Berg Publishers
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 262
ISBN: 9781859733134
Format: 22 x 14 cm
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1 Journeys, Age and Narrative: An Introduction 2 Ways of Telling 3 Two Elders4 Mens Histories: Narratives of Masculinity and Migration 5 Womens Histories: The Transnational Work of Kinship and Caring 6 Ageing Bodies: Dependency, Ambivalence and Protest 7 Narrating Sickness: Womens and Mens Accounts of Strokes and Chronic Illness The Final Journey: Death, Ritual and Return to the Desh 9 Conclusion: Desh-Bidesh Revisited.
Katy Gardner Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology,University of Sussex