Religious Reconstruction in the South Asian Diasporas (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
335
Utgivningsdatum
2007-05-01
Förlag
Palgrave Macmillan
Illustrationer
IX, 335 p.
Dimensioner
220 x 146 x 25 mm
Vikt
577 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9780333774014
Religious Reconstruction in the South Asian Diasporas (inbunden)

Religious Reconstruction in the South Asian Diasporas

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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.
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'All the articles present interesting, informative and diverse topics on the South Asian religious and social experience in the diasporas, brought together in a coherent volume by the editor.' - Fezana Journal

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ROGER BALLARD Director of the Centre for Applied South Asian Studies, University of Manchester, UK ROHIT BAROT Visiting Fellow, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK GARY D BOUMA UNESCO Chair in Intercultural and Interreligious Relations - Asia Specific, Monash University, Australia ELEANOR NESBITT Reader in Religions and Education, University of Warwick, UK HAROLD COWARD Founding Director of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, The University of Victoria, Canada ROBERT JACKSON Professor of Education and Director of the Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit, University of Warwick, UK PURUSHOTTAMA BILIMORIA Professor of Philosophy, Deakin University, Australia, and Senior Fellow, Department of Philosophy, The University of Melbourne, Australia PETER LEWIS advises the Bishop of Bradford, UK on Christian-Muslim relations RAYMOND BRADY WILLIAMS LaFollette Distinguished Professor in the Humanities emeritus and Director emeritus, Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion, Wabash College, USA RON GEAVES Professor of Religious Studies, University of Chester, UK SHIRLEY FIRTH has taught religion at various universities in the UK WERNER MENSKI Professor of South Asian Laws, University of London, UK

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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