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Age, Narrative and Migration: The Life Course and Life Histories of Bengali Elders in London
by Katy Gardner
Whilst the vast majority of recent research on identity and ethnicity amongst South Asians in Britain has focused upon younger people, this book deals with Bengali elders, the ‘first generation’ of migrants from Sylhet, in Bangladesh. The book describes how many of these elders face the processes of ageing, sickness and — finally — death, in a country where they did not ex...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Bloomsbury Academic
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Katy Gardner is a British author, best known for her novel Losing Gemma, which was turned into a two part mini series for ITV1 in 2006. As well as writing, she also teaches Social Anthropology at Sussex University.More about Katy Gardner...