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The Sikh diaspora in Vancouver

three generations amid tradition, modernity, and multiculturalism

by Kamala E. Nayar

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vancouver (B.C.),
  • British Columbia,
  • Vancouver,
  • Vancouver.,
  • Colombie-Britannique
    • Subjects:
    • Sikhs -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Social conditions.,
    • Sikhs -- Cultural assimilation -- British Columbia -- Vancouver.,
    • Intergenerational relations -- British Columbia -- Vancouver.,
    • Sikhs -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Interviews.,
    • Sikh diaspora.,
    • Sikh Canadians -- Cultural assimilation -- British Columbia -- Vancouver.,
    • Sikh Canadians -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Interviews.,
    • Canadiens d"origine sikh -- Acculturation -- Colombie-Britannique -- Vancouver.,
    • Canadiens d"origine sikh -- Colombie-Britannique -- Vancouver -- Indentité ethnique.,
    • Canadiens d"origine sikh -- Colombie-Britannique -- Vancouver -- Entretiens.,
    • Vancouver (B.C.) -- Ethnic relations.,
    • Vancouver (B.C.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-268) and index.

      StatementKamala Elizabeth Nayar.
      GenreInterviews., Entretiens., Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1089.5.V22 N39 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 276 p. ;
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3432516M
      ISBN 10080208947X, 0802086314
      LC Control Number2005270108
      OCLC/WorldCa53036700

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The essays in this volume engage with diaspora theory, agency, space, social relations, and aesthetics. Despite its sometimes textbook-like style with frequent repetition of key points and its emphasis on the present, The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver can profitably be read by historians today.

A provocative commentary on multiculturalism, it is also a good, clear introduction to the Sikhs, their religious beliefs, and their diversity.

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[Book] The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver: Three Generations Amid Tradition, Modernity, and Multiculturalism by Kamala Elizabeth Nayar. In The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver, Kamala Elizabeth Nayar illustrates the complex and multifaceted transition of Sikh social culture as it moves from small Punjab villages to a Canadian metropolis.5/5(1).

The Sikh diaspora is the modern Punjabi Sikh migration from the traditional area of the Punjab region. Sikhism is (de facto) an ethnic religion, the Punjab region being the historic homeland of Sikhism.

The Sikh diaspora is largely a subset of the Punjabi diaspora. This book offers an overview of the Sikh diaspora, exploring the relationship between home and host states and between migrant and indigenous communities.

The book considers the implications of Author: Darshan Tatla. Indeed Sikhs seem to go to a lot of trouble to make themselves visibly different and recognizable.

Nearly always, the Sikh surname is “Singh”, meaning “lion”. The men wrap their uncut beards and heads in turbans, they carry a comb, wear a steel bracelet, and sometimes wear soldier’s breeches with a ceremonial Size: 1MB. The book under review is divided into 13 chapters followed by 18 appendices.

It explores Sikh diaspora in 11 countries of Asia Pacific in 11 chapters and has one chapter devoted to Sikh Participation in Ghadar and Indian National Army (INA) and one on conclusions of study.

This book offers an overview of the Sikh diaspora, exploring the relationship between home and host states and between migrant and indigenous communities. The book considers the implications of history and politics of the Sikh diaspora for nationality, citizenship and sovereignity.; The text should serve as a supplementary text for undergraduates and postgraduates on courses in race, ethnicity 5/5(3).

The Sikh Diaspora is an impressive, probing and original examination of the Sikh communities of Britain, Canada, and the United States. The author examines the cultural, economic and social linkages between overseas Sikh communities and the Punjab, discussing the Sikh diaspora’s support for a Sikh homelandand its role in highlighting human rights’ abuses in the by: 6.

Nayar, in The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver: Three Generations Amid Tradition, Modernity, and Multiculturalism, wrote that "For the most part, the Gora Sikh community functions separately from the Punjabi Sikh community." Some Gora Sikhs have criticized a focus on Indian politics and the factionalism within Punjabi Sikh gurdwaras.

In The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver, Kamala Elizabeth Nayar illustrates the transition of Sikh social culture as it moves from small Punjabi villages to a Canadian metropolis.\" \"The result of an analysis of the beliefs and attitudes among three generations of the Sikh community, the book highlights differences and tensions with regard to familial relations, child rearing, and religion.

Kamala Elizabeth Nayar, The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver: Three Generations Amid Tradition, Modernity and Multiculturalism (Toronto, University of Toronto .Kamala Elizabeth Nayar is Lecturer in South Asian Studies at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, British Columbia, and author of The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver: Three Generations Amid Tradition, Modernity, and Multiculturalism.

Jaswinder Singh Sandhu is a psychotherapist in British Columbia.These Sikhs are Indo-Canadians. The reviews of this book identify Sikh immigration as being part of the Indo-Canadian migration. This should help resolve any WP:OR concerns about using books about the "Sikhs" in articles about "Indo-Canadians.".

Hopefully this will clear up any notability debates.