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Sikhs at large : religion, culture, and politics in global perspective / Verne A. Dusenbery.

Author/Creator:
Dusenbery, Verne A.
Publication:
New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 337 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Sikh diaspora.
Sikhs -- Foreign countries.
Sikhs -- Cultural assimilation -- Foreign countries.
Contents:
Punjabi Sikhs and Gora Sikhs: conflicting assertions of Sikh identity in North America
On the moral sensitivities of Sikhs in North America
The word as Guru: Sikh scripture and the translation controversy
A Sikh "diaspora"? contested identities and constructed realities
"Nation" or "world religion"? master narratives of Sikh identity
"Through wisdom, dispense charity": religious and cultural underpinnings of diasporan Sikh philanthropy in Punjab
Canadian ideology and public policy: the impact on Vancouver Sikh ethnic and religious adaptation
Socializing Sikhs in Singapore: soliciting the state's support
The poetics and politics of recognition: diasporan Sikhs in pluralist polities
Diasporic imagings and the conditions of possibility: Sikhs and the state in Southeast Asia
Sikh positionings in Australia and the "diaspora" concept
Who speaks for Sikhs in the diaspora? collective representation in multicultural states
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0195685989
9780195685985
OCLC:
181068344
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