Multiculturalism and "American" Religion: The Case of Hindu Indian Americans

  title={Multiculturalism and "American" Religion: The Case of Hindu Indian Americans},
  author={Prema A. Kurien},
  journal={Social Forces},
  pages={723 - 741}
How non-Christian religious groups should be politically recognized within Western multicultural societies has proved to be a pressing contemporary issue. This article examines some ways in which American policies regarding religion and multiculturalism have shaped Hindu Indian American organizations, forms of public expression and activism. Specifically, I look at three examples of the impact of such policies on Hindu Indian Americans representing strategic arenas in the socio-political… 
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