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British Asian

A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring in the UK, has an ethnic origin from a former British colony (e.g., Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, British Hong Kong) regardless of where he/she was raised or educated.
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What becomes clear from this shift from political to cultural identity concepts is that with the strictly homogeneous parameters and the implied binary of either race or culture, there cannot be a viable discourse of the cultural production of British Asians. In light of this ambivalence between the two parameters, contemporary British Asian literature and cinema continues to produce cultural images that stress race and culture in an effort to "achiev[e] a balance between the dictates of the society in which they live and the dictates of their Asian heritage features" (Hand 9).
the book focusses on young British Asians growing up in traditional households.
For years CasteWatchUK has battled to protect British Asians from discrimination on the basis of their caste in the same way that the law protects against discrimination based on sex, age and race.
Despite there being approximately 500,000 British Arabs and 2.8 million British Asians making up a collective seven per cent of the UK's population, only seven Arabs and one South Asian play in the Premier League -- 1.4 per cent of the total number of players registered.
One of the biggest challenges is getting British Asians involved in all aspects of the game.
More than a third of British Asians do not feel British, a new survey has found.
He said: "Through our support for these awards we want to help give British Asians the recognition they deserve, whether it's in the arts, business or public service.
This also encouraged more British Asians to join the army.
British Asians hold Bhutia up as a flag-bearer since his pioneering time at then League Two Bury from 1999-2001.
London, Mar 6 (ANI): More than 100 prominent British Asians including Meera Syal, as well as Bollywood stars Shilpa Shetty and Amir Khan have called for the BBC to change its decision to close the Asian Network, the digital radio station.
If the US really was about to withdraw the visa waiver system, effectively forcing British Asians to apply for special permission to enter the country, the repercussions in public relations terms would be severe.
The Institute said British Asians generate pounds 103billion for the economy each year.

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