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Ghumann
First generation Asian parents to arrive in the UK in the '50s and '60s concerned to transmit key values to their children during primary socialisation in family. Asian families socialise into duty, obligation, loyalty and religion.
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Bhatti
50 British Asian families in the South of England. There is continuing emphasis on loyalty to family and trying to maintain links with relatives in Bangladesh or Pakistan. Family honour (izzat) was taken seriously. Emphasis on daughters.
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Johal
Second and third generation British Asians 'Brasians', found they have a dual identity, inheriting and Asian one and adopting British. Results in 'code-switching' and adopting a 'white mask' in order to interact with white peers at school
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Mac an Ghaill
25 African-Caribbean and Asian A-level students, where some teachers were racist. In response to the racism, students develop survival strategies in order to resist negative labelling. Included ethnic minority groups forming close subcultures
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Madood
Questioned two generations of Asians. Most in favour of religion were the Pakistani and Bangladeshi samples: 82% of 50+ and 67% of 16-34. Lowest figure was for young whites 5% valued religion.
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50 British Asian families in the South of England. There is continuing emphasis on loyalty to family and trying to maintain links with relatives in Bangladesh or Pakistan. Family honour (izzat) was taken seriously. Emphasis on daughters.

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