NDA Findings 25

Families and caring in South Asian communities


Christina Victor, Brunel University

Over the next 20 years the proportion of older people living within Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities in the UK will significantly increase. However, there is limited empirical evidence about the lived experiences, social networks and family lives of people growing older within these transnational communities. In particular, we understand little about the interconnections between gender, ethnicity, ‘place’ and ageing.

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