Journal article icon

Journal article

Sending children to school 'back home': multiple moralities of Punjabi Sikh parents in Britain

Abstract:

This paper explores how Punjabi Sikh parents in Britain try to produce ‘good children’ through moral reasoning about their schooling. Parents compare schooling in Britain with India and wonder about sending their children to school ‘back home’, in the hope of immersing them in Indian culture, traditions and language. Whilst parents hope for cultural and religious gains for their children, this paper considers the discrepancies between the hopes and realities of sending children to school ‘bac...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Qureshi, K
Grant:
217226
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Moral Education Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
2
Pages:
213-226
Publication date:
2014-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1465-3877
ISSN:
0305-7240
Language:
English
Keywords:
Subjects:
UUID:
uuid:2cb2ee0f-6828-47f7-a730-a886a5ce5271
Local pid:
ora:8713
Deposit date:
2014-07-03

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP