Ethnicity, Class, Gender and Migration: Greek Cypriots in Britain

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781856280389
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 12/28/1992
  • Series: Research in Ethnic Relations Series
  • Pages: 156
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 8.78 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Migration and Settlement of Greek-Cypriots in Britain 1
The Migration and Settlement of Greek-Cypriots in Britain 4
Ethnic Settlement and Concentration 8
Ch. 2 Current Issues in the Sociology of Ethnicity and Race 10
The Concept of Ethnic Group and the Question of Ethnicity 11
Race and Ethnic Categories 13
Ethnicity 14
John Rex and the Race Relations Problematic 16
Theorisations of Race and Class 17
Migrant Labour as a Class Fraction 19
Race as Ideological 20
Race and Class Formation 21
Central Problems 23
Towards a Theoretical Framework for Theorising Ethnicity and Racism - the Construct of Ethnos 24
The Construct of Ethnos and Connecting Race and Ethnic Phenomena 26
Ethnicity 28
Race and Racisms 30
Ch. 3 Contextualising Greek-Cypriots in Economic and Ethnic Relations in Cyprus 33
Sect. I The Economic Context 34
Sect. II The Development of Ethnicity in Cyprus 38
Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot Relations 38
The Development of Nationalism 40
Constitutional Factors in the Development of Ethnicity 41
Enosis - The form of Greek-Cypriot Nationalism 42
Ethnic Conflict 44
Constitutional Factors in the Growth of Ethnic Conflict 46
Greek-Cypriot Ethnicity - Concluding Remarks 49
Ch. 4 Exclusion and Opportunity 51
Employment 53
Greek-Cypriots and Self-employment 55
Cypriot Employment and Migrant Labour Theories 60
Housing and Class Position 66
Educational Disadvantage 68
Ethnic Discrimination 72
Ch. 5 Gender Divisions, the Family and Ethnic Processes 77
Introduction - Migrant and Ethnic Minority Women in Britain 77
Women in Cyprus 79
The Concept of Honour - Femininity and Masculinity 82
The Dowry House 84
Women's Economic Participation and Sexual Divisions in Cyprus 86
Greek-Cypriot Women in Britain 88
Sexual Divisions and the Ethnic Boundary 91
Ch. 6 Women's Work: Ethnicity and Class 95
Ethnic Minority Women and Work 95
Cypriot Women and Work 99
Women and the 'Ethnic Economy' - The Clothing Industry 101
Homeworkers 105
Ch. 7 Cultural Identity and the Politics of Ethnicity 109
Greek-Cypriot Ethnicity in Britain 112
Ethnic Identity 116
Ethnic Identity and Generational Differences 118
British-born Cypriots and Ethnicity 120
Religion 124
Language and Ethnicity - Struggles Around Language 125
Political Organisations 127
The Greek-Cypriot Press in London 130
Identity Politics and Ethnic Provision 130
Class Divisions Within the Greek-Cypriot Community 132
Ethnic Organisation and the Question of Class 134
Ch. 8 Conclusion 137
Appendix I 141
Appendix II 145
Bibliography 147
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