Transnationalism, social capital and gender young Pakistani Muslim women in Bradford, UK

Migration Letters

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Title Transnationalism, social capital and gender young Pakistani Muslim women in Bradford, UK
Creator Sanghera, Gurchathen S
Thapar-Bjorkert, Suruchi
Subject Social Sciences; Geography; Sociology; Anthropology
Bradford; gender; Muslim; social capital; transnationalism
Description This article considers the relationship between transnationalism and social capital amongst young Pakistani Muslim women in Bradford, West Yorkshire. The central aim of the article is to explore how second generation Pakistani Muslim women accrue faith based social capital to negotiate and resist transnational gendered expectations, norms and practices. In particular, they use faith-based social capital that is transnationally informed: to challenge the patriarchal expectations and norms of their families; to gain access to higher/further education and thereby improve their life opportunities; and to resist growing anti-Muslim sentiment. This paper draws on qualitative research (in-depth interviews) conducted in Bradford
Publisher Transnational Press London
Contributor Funded by the Leverhulme Trust.
Date 2017-01-08
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

Research Paper
Format application/pdf
Source Migration Letters; Vol 14, No 1 (2017): Transnational Migrant Families: Navigating Marriage, Generation, and Gender in Multiple Spheres; 88-100
Language eng

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