Asian children brought up a certain way
Asian newcomers in the 60s/70s were concerned with keeping Asian cultures alive
1/20 white british find religion important compared to 1/3 of young indians
Second generation Asians conflict in identity due to westernisation
Peer group important in shaping identity in African-Caribeean youth, MTV and media also important
42% of Sikh girls regularly visited the temple, 44% hardly ever did.
Roe & Cochrane
White British see ethnicity as something that they don't have.
Some young pakistanis are adopting islamic identity as a defense against exclusion
Some people from ethnic minorities are now taking on hybrid identities, taking aspects from different ethnicities.
White tend to see Islam as extreme and fanatical.
Young afro-caribbeans adopt their identity from ethnic history and popular culture. They utilise hip-hop as a representation of their feelings about white opression.
Blacks use skin colour to celebrate against racial exclusion.