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  • A faith for all? Boundaries of religion and ethnicity among Sikhs.
    Khalsa, Simranjit (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:3: 340-362.

    Based on interviews in an ethnic Indian & in a non-ethnic convert community of Sikhs in a southern U.S.A. city. The convert community practiced yoga, their men wearing turbans over uncut hair, & followed a guru-like leader. Such practices as yoga & turbans breaks from the Indian identity of Sikhs.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Ethnic; Convert; Denomination (organizational entity); Identity; Indian Americans; Yoga, U.S.A.; Sikh, U.S.A.; Practice
  • Religion and the New Immigrants. How Faith Communities Form Our Newest Citizens.
    Foley, Michael W., and Dean R. Hoge (2007)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on participant observation & a survey of ethnic religious organizations; emphasizes the various levesl of civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Congregationalism; Hindu, U.S.A.; Indian Americans; Islam, U.S.A.; Korean Americans; Polity; Salvadoran Americans; Civic skills; Identity; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Sikh, U.S.A.; Assimilation; Social services; Ethnic; Network; Organization; Social capital; Parish
  • The Guru's Gift: An Ethnography Exploring Gender Equality within North American Sikh Women.
    Mahmood, Cynthia K., and Stacy Brady (2000)
    Toronto: Mayfield.

    Associated Search Terms: Sikh, Canada; Gender; Participant observation; Sikh, U.S.A.
  • Accommodation Without Assimilation: Sikh Immigrants in an American High School.
    Gibson, Margaret A. (1989)
    Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Accommodation; Assimilation; Migrant; Sikh, U.S.A.; Students, secondary
  • The Sikhs of Northern California.
    LaBrack, Bruce W. (1988)
    New York: AMS Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sikh, U.S.A.; United States, California
  • Religions of Immigrants from India and Pakistan: New Threads in the American Tapestry.
    Williams, Raymond Brady (1988)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Pakistani Americans; Migrant; Indian Americans; Islam, U.S.A.; Sikh, U.S.A.; Hindu, U.S.A.
  • Transplanting Religious Traditions. Asian Indians in America.
    Fenton, John Y. (1988)
    New York: Praeger.

    Descriptions of Indian Americans' religion in Atlanta, based on interviews, 1979-88 participant observation, & 1984-85 questionnaire data.

    Associated Search Terms: Transplantation; Participant observation; Indian Americans; Migrant; Hindu, U.S.A.; Sikh, U.S.A.; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
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