British Asians more socially conservative than rest of UK, survey suggests - BBC News
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Overall, though, British Asians were more hopeful about their future than the population at large. The most optimistic group of all were British Indians - with over three-quarters believing in a bright future. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThree generations of British Asian families argue the toss over relationships and dating. The survey also asked about other topics, including the police and the monarchy: At school, he temporarily called himself Craig because people mispronounced Chirag - and because he thought Craig was more of a "white name".
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After I while I thought 'this is dumb' and my parents thought 'this is dumb'. More than half of respondents say that they've toned down their Asian identity in order to better fit into British society.
This could mean people using Western-sounding names or altering their accents. Perhaps it's a reminder that ultimately this is how integration can happen.
Facing racism and being few in number, many held tight to community and tradition to retain a sense of identity. When they ended up staying so did those values which many passed to their British-born children. This is perhaps why the survey suggests that the British Asian community has more socially conservative views on gay relationships and sex before marriage, even amongst the younger generation.
But it seems that British Asians are, as a whole, more optimistic than the general population - indicating that despite the internal and external challenges, people are confidently navigating society.
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