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Asian American religions : the making and remaking of borders and boundaries

Author: Fenggang Yang; Tony Carnes
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2004.
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Redraws old definitions of what it means to be religious and Asian American.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Asian American religions.
New York : New York University Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003023815
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fenggang Yang; Tony Carnes
ISBN: 9781479834372 1479834378 9780814716304 081471630X
OCLC Number: 794701045
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 399 pages)
Contents: Part I: symbols and rituals --
Liminal youth among Fuzhou undocumented immigrants / Kenneth Guest --
The creation of urban niche religion : South Asian taxi drivers in New York City / Delta Smith and Courtney Bender --
Paradoxes of media-reflected religiosity among Hindu Indians / Ashakant Nimbark --
Global Hinduism in Gotham / John Hawley --
Part II: the boundaries of time and generation --
Negotiation of ethnic and religious boundaries by Asian American campus evangelicals / Rebecca Kim --
Birth or rebirth? : a generational debate in an Asian Indian American church / Prema Kurien --
"Korean American evangelical" a resolution of ambivalence among Korean American college students / Soyoung Park --
Gender and generation in a Chinese church / Fenggang Yang --
Faith, values and fears of NYC Chinatown seniors / Tony Carnes --
Part III: political boundaries --
Asian American religion and politics in Houston, Texas / Steve Klineberg --
Religion and political adaptation among Asian Americans : an empirical assessment from the pilot national Asian American political survey / Pei-te Lien --
Part IV: transcending borders and boundaries --
Pan-Asian Christianity in a Silicon Valley church / Russell Jeung --
Sasana Sakon and the new Asian American : intermarriage and identity at a Thai Buddhist temple in Silicon Valley / Todd Perreira --
We do not bowl alone : social and cultural capital from Filipinos and their churches / Joaquin Gonzalez III and Andrea Maison.
Series Title: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: edited by Tony Carnes and Fenggang Yang.
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"This volume is an important contribution to a much needed recognition of the role of religion in American social and cultural life." -Multicultural Review "This anthology represents the cutting-edge Read more...

 
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