Dr Humera Iqbal

    • BSc (Hons), MPhil, PhD (Cantab)
    • Research Officer
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  • Summary:
    • As a psychologist, my research interests include parenting and family life in multicultural settings, and in particular how ethnicity and race influence parenting practices. My PhD explored these areas in relation to British South Asian and non-immigrant White families.

      Other interests include friendship patterns and child development across cultures, immigration, ethnic-racial socialization, acculturation and multiculturalism.

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  • Conferences/presentations:
    • 'Growing up in Multi-Ethnic Britain: A study of British South Asian and White Families living in the UK' at the Centre for Family Research Seminar Series, University of Cambridge, Cambridge. Oct 2012

      'Parenting and Family life in Multicultural Britain: Comparing British South Asian and Non-immigrant White families in the UK.' At the International Association for Cross Cultural Psychology (IACCP) regional conference, Istanbul. July 2011

      'Parenting and Ethnicity in a Multicultural Context: A Comparison of Parenting & Child Development in British South Asian & Non-immigrant White families in the UK' at the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Biennial Meeting, Montreal, April 2011.

  • Languages Spoken:
    • Urdu (advanced), Hindi (intermediate) Punjabi (basic)
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  • Iqbal, H., (2013 forthcoming) 'Ethnic Racial Socialisation in the UK: The use of Egalitarianism Parenting in explaining meanings of race and ethnicity in non-immigrant White and British South Asian Families' In Dimitrova, Bender & Van de Vijver (eds), Global Perspectives on Well Being in Immigrant Families. Springer.
  • Iqbal, H. (2013 forthcoming) 'Ethnoburbs' In Cortes, C.E, Golson, G. J (eds), Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopaedia. Sage.
  • Bolognani, M., Hyder, E., Iqbal, H., Sabri, Z. (2011) ''101 damnations': British Pakistanis, British cinema and sociological mimicry', South Asian Popular Culture 9 (2),