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

@article{Kurien2006MulticulturalismA,
  title={Multiculturalism and "American" Religion: The Case of Hindu Indian Americans},
  author={P. Kurien},
  journal={Social Forces},
  year={2006},
  volume={85},
  pages={723 - 741}
}
  • P. Kurien
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Social Forces
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… Expand
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