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South Asian and BME migrant women’s experiences of culturally tailored, women-only physical activity programme for improving participation, social isolation and wellbeing

Natalie Darko

in Engaging Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Health Research: Hard to Reach'? Demystifying the Misconceptions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447359128
eISBN:
9781447359166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447359128.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The chapter discusses the delivery and evaluation of a women-only physical activity and yoga programme designed to improve physical activity, social isolation and well-being amongst South Asian and ... More


Intimate Dependency, Race, and Trans-Imperial Migration

Nayan Shah

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the ways that South Asian migrants confronted and evaded obstacles set up by the U.S. and British empire-states throughout the Pacific and Central America. It first considers ... More


What if We Can’t Buy a Rice Cooker in Canada?: Across the Ocean to Asian Diasporas

Yoshiko Nakano

in Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028085
eISBN:
9789882207684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028085.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses how the rice cookers followed Asian migrants, students, and businessmen to Asian diasporas in Europe and North America. In 1979, National's all-male rice cooker team began to ... More


Introduction

Vivek Bald, Miabi Chatterji, Sujani Reddy, and Manu Vimalassery

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book situates immigration laws within a larger context by focusing on the global migration of South Asians using frameworks of empire and global power. It features chapters that look into the ... More


Harmful social and cultural practices that exist within South Asian communities in the UK and their impact on women

Zinthiya Ganeshpanchan and Isla Masson

in Critical Reflections on Women, Family, Crime and Justice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447358688
eISBN:
9781447358718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447358688.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter recounts the influx of South Asian migrants to the UK since 1947, which was motivated by a need to escape civil war, to seek better economic opportunities, for marriage or to join family ... More


The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Vivek Bald, Miabi Chatterji, Sujani Reddy, and Manu Vimalassery (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book collects the work of a generation of scholars who are enacting a shift in the orientation of the field of South Asian American studies. By focusing upon the lives, work, and activism of ... More


“Do No Harm”: The Asian Female Migrant and Feminist Debates in the Global Anti-trafficking Movement

Nancie Caraway

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers a perspective on the panoply of responses to the conditions of human trafficking as a downside of globalization. Globalization is defined in this chapter as a world-historical ... More


Introduction

Shanthi Robertson

in Temporality in Mobile Lives: Contemporary Asia-Australia Migration and Everyday Time

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529211511
eISBN:
9781529211559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211511.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

The chapter introduces how middling migrants now comprise the majority of regular migration flows to post-industrial countries where migrants with skills and educational capital are increasingly ... More


Looking Home: Gender, Work, and the Domestic in Theorizations of the South Asian Diaspora

Linta Varghese

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the role of the home and the household as structuring forces in the lives of domestic workers and how they are entwined with the issue of gender in contemporary theorizations of ... More


Putting “the Family” to Work: Managerial Discourses of Control in the Immigrant Service Sector

Miabi Chatterji

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the ways that South Asian migrants to the United States have joined the ranks of Latinos and other working-class migrant workers who are asked to perform affective labor for the ... More


Afterword

Vijay Prashad

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book has chronicled the international lives of South Asian migrants in the United States. It has examined these migrants' journeys, across the Pacific Rim and the Indian and Atlantic Oceans into ... More


Temporality in Mobile Lives: Contemporary Asia-Australia Migration and Everyday Time

Shanthi Robertson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529211511
eISBN:
9781529211559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211511.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This book provides fresh perspectives on 21st-century migratory experiences in this innovative study of young Asian migrants' lives in Australia. Exploring the aspirations and realities of ... More


India’s Global and Internal Labor Migration and Resistance: A Case Study of Hyderabad

Immanuel Ness

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the effects of global capitalism on India's class divide and economic development. Focusing on the case of Hyderabad, it considers the fate of skilled migrant workers in the ... More


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