The Migration Process: Capital, Gifts and Offerings among British Pakistanis - Explorations in Anthropology (Paperback)Pnina Werbner (author)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 412
Weight: 580 g
Dimensions: 210 x 138 mm
'A major contribution to the literature on ethnic minorities in Britain.'MAN'...a wealth of data...and clarity of analysis...this book is a must. It is also important reading for those interested in the social organization and rituals of South Asian Islamic communitites.'Anthropos'Werbner's study makes a valuable and readable contribution to the comparative literature on gift-economies in 'capitalist commoditised' societies. Recommended for all serious collections in anthropology and sociology.'Choice'...one of the most exhaustive studies to date of a South Asian diaspora in Britain...'American Anthropologist'...a fascinating insight into an ethnic minority culture of Muslim origin.'Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations
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