Oriental Identities in Super-Diverse Britain

Young Vietnamese in London

  • Tamsin Barber

Part of the Identity Studies in the Social Sciences book series (IDS)

About this book


Tamsin Barber addresses the experience of the British-born Vietnamese as an overlooked minority population in 'super-diverse' London, exploring the emergence of the pan-ethnic 'Oriental' category as a new form of collective consciousness and identity in Britain.


British-born Vietnamese Identity Super-diversity Orientalism Belonging belonging community Generation identity Nation politics Transnational

Authors and affiliations

  • Tamsin Barber
    • 1
  1. 1.Oxford Brookes UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137275196
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44606-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-27519-6
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