Preserving ethnicity through religion in America : Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus across generations (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Preserving ethnicity through religion in America : Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus across generations

Author: Pyong Gap Min
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Preserving Ethnicity through Religion in America explores the factors that may lead to greater success in ethnic preservation. Pyong Gap Min compares Indian Americans and Korean Americans, two of the most significant ethnic groups in New York, and examines the different ways in which they preserve their ethnicity through their faith. Does someone feel more 'Indian' because they practice Hinduism? Does membership in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Min, Pyong Gap, 1942-
Preserving ethnicity through religion in America.
New York : New York University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009042909
(OCoLC)458737753
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pyong Gap Min
ISBN: 9780814796153 081479615X 9780814759585 0814759580
OCLC Number: 664556038
Description: 1 online resource (x, 265 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Theoretical frameworks --
Religions in India and South Korea --
Korean and Indian immigrants' religious affiliations and participation in religious institutions --
Ethnographic research on the Shin Kwang Korean Church --
Ethnographic research on the Hindu Temple Society of North America --
Participation in religious institutions, family rituals, and identity --
Younger generations' preservation of ethnicity through participation in religious institutions --
Younger generations' preservation of ethnicity through domestic religious practices --
The importance of religion for younger generations' identity, socialization, and social relations --
A summary of major findings and their theoretical implications.
Responsibility: Pyong Gap Min.
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Explores the factors that may lead to greater success in ethnic preservation. This title compares Indian Americans and Korean Americans, two of the most significant ethnic groups in New York, and  Read more...

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"College and graduate students and their teachers who focus on the sociology of religion and ethnicity and Asian American studies will glean much from this work." -- Jerry Z. Park * Sociology of Read more...

 
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