Mobile Modernities: A South Asian family negotiates immigration, gender and class in Canada

  title={Mobile Modernities: A South Asian family negotiates immigration, gender and class in Canada},
  author={Margaret Walton‐Roberts and Geraldine Pratt},
  journal={Gender, Place \& Culture},
  pages={173 - 195}
For the modern Indian immigrant family ‘modernity’ is not necessarily found in the west. Using qualitative data drawn from in-depth interviews with one immigrant Sikh family, conducted in both Vancouver and the Punjab, we draw attention to the mobile and contradictory modernities family members have faced in their migration, settlement and subsequent transnational activities. We explore how class, gender and sexuality have framed the experiences of the members of this family in differential… 

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