The Research for the Indian Communities in the United Kingdom
Grant-in-Aid for Overseas Scientific Research
|Allocation Type||Single-year Grants |
|Research Institution||Hitotsuvashi University, |
KOGA Masanori Hitotsubashi University, Faculty of Social Studies, Professor, 社会学部, 教授 (90046897)
W.F Menski ロンドン大学, 東洋・アフリカ研究学院, 講師
KANEKO Masaru Hosei University, Faculty of Economics, Associate Professor, 経済学部, 助教授 (20134637)
YAMAMOTO Kazumi Okayama University, Faculty of Economics, Associate Professor, 経済学部, 助教授 (80144731)
YAMAMOTO Yumiko University of Tokyo, Faculty of Letters, Research Associate, 文学部, 助手 (00143339)
HAMAGUCHI Tsuneo Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Professor, 外国語学部, 教授 (70030137)
SATO Takeshi Hitotsubashi University, Faculty of Social Studies, Professor, 社会学部, 教授 (10061095)
NAKAMURA Heiji Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, LLCAA, Professor, アジア・アフリカ言語文化研究所, 教授 (70014462)
YAMAZAKI Toshio University of Tokyo, Institute of Oriental Culture, Professor, 東洋文化研究所, 教授 (20012966)
MATSUI Tohru Kawamura Women's College, Faculty of Literature, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (50012969)
|Project Period (FY)
1985 – 1987
Completed (Fiscal Year 1987)
|Budget Amount *help
¥1,600,000 (Direct Cost: ¥1,600,000)
Fiscal Year 1987: ¥1,600,000 (Direct Cost: ¥1,600,000)
|Keywords||Black British / Overseas Indians / Indians / Indian communities in the U / k / Indian communities in East Africa / Enhnicity / Caste and religion / Multiculture|
The purpose of this project is to study and analyze the date which have been collected by the field work conducted in Britain in 1986. The main points of the tentative conclusion are as follows.
(1) After the World War II the British colonail system began to collapse which resulted resulted drastic changes among the Indian communities in various British colonies and caused mass emigration to Greet Britain from not only these colonies but also the Indian subcontinent itself. These two main streams of migra- tion evidently produced the difference in several aspects among the Indian communities in Britarn.
(2) To some extent it becomes clear how the Indian migrant communities were formed in Britain, how they developed, what is the structure of each commnity, how their political, economic, social and religious activities are. Particularly the importance of the caste and religious organizations of Indian migrants should de nored.
(3) The Indian migrant communities are giving great impacts on British society, but in retum, they themselves are influenced cosiderably by the British society. However they seem to begin to create their own particular identities which are different from those of the people in the subcontinent. This very interestiong process itself seems to show the possibility of forming a new multicultural society in future.
(4) Another remarkable phinomenum is that the Britain is not necessarily the ultimate destination of the Indian migrants and quite a lot of Indian migrants moved again to the Commonwealth conutries such as Canada and Australea, or U,S. via Britain, which may be called secondary migration.
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