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Civil rights in wartime : the post-9/11 Sikh experience / Dawinder S. Sidhu, Neha Singh Gohil ; [foreword by Amy Chua].

Author/Creator:
Sidhu, Dawinder S.
Publication:
Farnham, England; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 214 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Sikhs -- Civil rights -- United States.
Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation -- United States.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
Contents:
Punjab : the Sikh homeland
Founding and early development of Sikhism
Fighting against injustice
Sikh migration to the West
Contemporary Sikh history
Spiritual significance and physical aspects of the Sikh turban
Harassment
Bullying of Sikh students
Violence
Profiling
Employment discrimination
Detention
Denial of entry into public places
France
Britain
Ireland
Other Western nations
Canada
United States
The human costs
The emergence of Sikh advocacy
Non-traditional efforts
Government appeals for tolerance
Federal enforcement and outreach
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Gohil, Neha Singh.
Chua, Amy.
ISBN:
9780754675532 (hbk. : alk. paper)
075467553X (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780754699255 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0754699250 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
428823401
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