«by David Parker Department of Cultural Studies University of Birmingham Bibliography in Ethnic Relations No.12 Centre for Research in Ethnic ...»
-- article by Norman Tebbit in which he sets out his position against giving passports to residents of Hong Kong, pointing to "the hazards of promoting a new wave of immigration".
The Independent, 9 January 1990: "Why MPs fear the Chinese effect".
-- two articles: the first explores why Conservative MPs support Tebbit's stance against the issuing of passports to Hong Kong residents; the second focuses on attitudes in Mid Staffordshire, finding among local Conservatives "a certain discomfort in addressing the issue."
The Independent on Sunday, 8 April 1990: "Britons opposed to HK Chinese immigration".
-- an opinion poll finds that 65% oppose the Government plan to allow 50,000 Chinese families to settle in Britain.
Birmingham Evening Mail, 20 to 22 February 1991
-- a three part feature on the Chinese community in Birmingham, predictably including an article on the Triads.
Daily Mail, February 1 1993: "Secret of the winners".
-- a gushing tribute by the Daily Mail to "The Chinese Entrepreneurs who show how business really works."
The Guardian, July 7 1993: "Over the Counter".
-- the Chinese in Britain are still an "invisible" community, concentrated in catering businesses. Focuses on Chinese in East Anglia;the older generation wanting to return to Hong Kong, the young people striving to be a part of Britain.
The Times, 23 July 1993: "We are but islands in a bitter sea".
-- a variety of perspectives on Chinese life in Britain.
Television Programmes About Chinese in Britain Telescope on "The Chinese in Britain". BBC 1, 23rd December 1965
-- 25 minute documentary on Chinese catering workers BBC in the Midlands "Goodbye Chop Suey". Channel 4, 22 February 1985
-- documentary examining the structure of the Chinese catering economy, its implications for the lives of young Chinese people and their families, and the attempts to secure employment rights for catering workers.
"Chinese in Britain". Channel 4, 1st and 2nd February 1986
-- Two part documentary on Chinese in Britain Programme One - "Oriental Expressions" Chinese artists and musicians in Britain 30 minutes Programme Two - "Vote for Wong" Chinese politics in Britain 30 minutes "South of Watford". London Weekend Television, 30 January 1987
-- features young Chinese successfully moving beyond catering employment and working as actresses, singers and designers.
"Cockney John Chinaman". Channel 4, 16 April 1988
-- portrayal of the history of London's early twentieth century Chinese community in Limehouse.
"Orientations". Channel 4
-- Weekly 35 minute magazine programme about Chinese culture and issues. Broadcast on Sundays at 9.25 a.m.
"Takeaway Lives". BBC 2, 12th July 1993
-- 30 minute documentary on young Chinese women working in catering and negotiating British and Chinese cultures.
Radio Documentaries "Children of the Dragon Seed". BBC Radio 4, 1st October 1989, 45 minutes.
-- Gabrielle Mcphadrean presents a sensitive portrayal of the lives of second generation young Chinese throughout Britain. Notable for the space given to young Chinese people to speak out eloquently, humorously and movingly.
"Rites of passage". BBC Radio 4, 26th September 1993, 30 minutes.
-- a rich and detailed account of the rituals associated with Chinese funerals in Manchester.