Parveen Akhtar

Transience Participation: The Politics of First Generation Pakistani Migrants in the UK (Post-1945)

Post-1945 migrants to the UK from Pakistan and the Indian subcontinent more widely generally consisted of single men who were seen as, and who saw themselves as, transient economic migrants. In the early days of migration Pakistani Muslims were reluctant to take part in British politics for four main reasons: first, their interests were still …
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