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Religious Reconstruction in the South Asian Diasporas: From One Generation to Another / Edition 1
     

Religious Reconstruction in the South Asian Diasporas: From One Generation to Another / Edition 1

by J. Hinnells
 

ISBN-10: 0333774019

ISBN-13: 9780333774014

Pub. Date: 05/23/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This collection shows how South Asian religions are reconstructed in the West by migrants and subsequent generations. Focusing on Britain, USA, Canada and Australia, chapters address the religions, social and political issues facing South Asian diasporas and explores how they have been effected by 9/11, Britain's 7/7 and bombings in Bali and Mumbai.

Overview

This collection shows how South Asian religions are reconstructed in the West by migrants and subsequent generations. Focusing on Britain, USA, Canada and Australia, chapters address the religions, social and political issues facing South Asian diasporas and explores how they have been effected by 9/11, Britain's 7/7 and bombings in Bali and Mumbai.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333774014
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
05/23/2007
Series:
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
335
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributers Introduction; J.R.Hinnells PART ONE: RELIGIOUS AND SOCIAL ISSUES A Reassessment of Identity Strategies Amongst British South Asian Muslims; R.Geaves British Muslims and the Search for Religious Guidance; P.Lewis The Contribution of Nurture in a Sampradaya to Young British Hindus Understanding of their Tradition; E. Nesbitt Celibacy and Salvation in the Swaminarayan Movement; R.Barot Death and Bereavement in South Asian Diaspora Communities; S.Firth Parsi Zoroastrian Experiences in Four 'Western' Countries: A Comparative Study; J.R.Hinnells PART TWO: RELIGIOUS AND POLITICAL ISSUES Religion and Ethnicity in America; R.B.Williams Public Policy Implications of Canada's Multiculturalism for Religious Pluralism; H.Coward Cultural Diversity, Religious Plurality and Government Policy in Australia; G.D.Bouma Religion in the Educational System of England and Wales: Law, Policy and Representation; R.Jackson PART THREE: SOUTH ASIAN DIASPORA RELIGIONS POST- 9/11 and 7/7 South Asians in America Post 9/11; R.B.Williams Law, Religion and South Asians in Diaspora; W.Menski Living with Difference: A Forgotten Art in Urgent Need of Revival?; R.Ballard Index

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