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Sikhs in Europe : migration, identities, and representations

Author: Knut A Jacobsen; Kristina Myrvold
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text draws attention to a neglected topic in the study of religions and migrant groups: the Sikhs in Europe. The book provides empirical data and theoretical analyses of Sikhs in 11 European countries.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Knut A Jacobsen; Kristina Myrvold
ISBN: 9781409424345 1409424340 9781409424352 1409424359
OCLC Number: 714111889
Description: xiv, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sikhs in Europe / Knut A. Jacobsen and Kristina Myrvold --
Institutionalization of Sikhism in Norway : community growth and generational transfer / Knut A. Jacobsen --
The Sikh community in Denmark : balancing between cooperation and conflict / Helene Ilkjaer --
The Swedish Sikhs : community building, representation and generational change / Kristina Myrvold --
Sikhs in Finland : migration histories and work in the restaurant sector / Laura Hirvi --
The Sikhs in Poland : a short history of migration and settlement / Zbigniew Igielski --
Mirror games : a fresco of Sikh settlements among Italian local societies / Barbara Bertolani, Federica Ferraris and Fabio Perocco --
"Did you get papers?" Sikh migrants in France / Christine Moliner --
Caste, religion, and community assertion : a case study of the Ravidasias in Spain / Kathryn Lum --
Sikh immigrants in Greece : on the road to integration / Niki Papageorgiou --
Sikh diversity in the UK : contexts and evolution / Eleanor Nesbitt --
Sikh-ing beliefs : British Sikh camps in the UK / Jasjit Singh --
The Valmiki, Ravidasi, and Namdhari communities in Britain : self-representations and transmission of traditions / Opinderjit Kaur Takhar --
The Sikh diaspora in Ireland : a short history / Glenn Jordan and Satwinder SIngh.
Responsibility: Knut A. Jacobsen and Kristina Myrvold.

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Sikhs in Europe are neglected in the study of religions and migrant groups. Divided into three sections - Sikhs in Northern and Eastern Europe, Sikhs in Southern Europe, and Sikhs in UK and Ireland,  Read more...

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