Book reviews

Katharine Charsley, Transnational Pakistani Connections: Marrying ‘Back Home’, New York, Routledge, 2013, X-209 p.

Abida Sabir  By the same author


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A trend recently observed across Western Europe suggests that descendants of South Asian immigrants return to their parents’ country/ ies of origin to find spouses. “Marrying back home” is one transnational practice found in the Pakistani diaspora. Transnational interconnections of this sort have attracted the attention not only of European immigration policy-makers but also (…)