Reconciliation of Cultural Change and Economic Achievements of Descendants of Indian Indentured Labourers in Fiji

Dr. Suesh Kumar Pandey
Culture Change; Indentured Labourers; Migration; Dowry; Caste System; Economic Achievements
The research paper aims at the indagation of the cultural changes for descendants of Indian indentured labourers in Fiji as comparison to Indians. It explores the aspects of living, traditional values, and workforce participation in both jurisdictions. It also enhances the different attributes of Indian culture en casting the cultural realm and the practices been reshaped in Fiji. The paper intends to systemically explain the differences between cultural and traditional characteristics of India’s culture and Indo-Fijian culture. The inclination of lifestyle towards westernization and modernization will also be highlighted which amplifies the aspect of change to time and necessities. The research methodology adopted by the researchers is mixed-method and the data collection was made through the use of a questionnaire. Conclusively, the study done commutates the thorough use of questionnaires. Conclusively, the study done commutates the shift in cultural aspects and its reorientation and traditional values among Indo-Fijian living in Fiji.
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Received : 01 November2020
Accepted : 17 February 2021
Published : 23 February 2021
DOI: 10.30726/ijmrss/v8.i1.2021.81004

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