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Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong
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Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung


People of South Asian descent are a large, varied and increasingly visible part of Hong Kong’s population. Most have found ways of prospering despite social and economic obstacles and widespread discrimination. Focusing on three important groups—Indians, Pakistanis, and Nepalese—Erni and Leung explore the cultural histories of South Asians in Hong Kong and their experiences at school and at work. The book then discusses how far South Asians’ legal rights are protected by recent anti-discrimination legislation, how they are presented in mainstream media, and how they in turn have made creative ... More

Keywords: Hong Kong, South Asians, Minority, Policy, Equality, Legal Rights, Cultural histories, Sociology, Social Work

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9789888208340
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Nguyet Erni, author
Hong Kong Baptist University

Lisa Yuk-ming Leung, author
Lingnan University