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This article reviews the main patterns of Asian migration to Europe and the ways in which Europe today has become multicultured with Afro-Asian legal diversities. It discusses the limited role which Asian states have played in these processes of emigration and settlement. It further examines the status of the laws transplanted by Asian migrants and their descendants in Europe and the ways in which Asian diasporas in Europe are engaging in new hybrid patterns of socio-legal navigation and reconstruction. The article is critical of European legal orders as not having reacted adequately to these patterns of Asian legal reconstruction but also urges Asian legal scholars to investigate this underexplored field in more detail.
|Date Deposited:||23 February 2009|
|Faculties / Institutes:||Organisations / Associations / Foundations > Centre for Applied South Asian Studies (CASAS)|
|Controlled Subjects:||Europa, Einwanderung, Zuwanderungsrecht, Rechtsprechung, Asiatischer Einwanderer|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Einwanderungsgesetz , Migration , Immigration, Europe , Immigration Law , Migration , Asian Immigrants|
|Series:||Subjects > CASAS Online Papers: Ethnic Plurality and Law|