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Civil rights in wartime : the post-9/11 Sikh experience

Author: Dawinder S Sidhu; Neha Singh Gohil; Amy Chua
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2009.
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In the days, months, and now years following the events of September 11th, discrimination against the Sikh community in America has escalated sharply. This book shares accounts of public and private  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dawinder S Sidhu; Neha Singh Gohil; Amy Chua
ISBN: 9780754675532 075467553X 9780754699255 0754699250 9780754699255
OCLC Number: 428823401
Description: xvii, 214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Dawinder S. Sidhu, Neha Singh Gohil ; [foreword by Amy Chua].
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