Download e-book for iPad: Asian American Religions: The Making and Remaking of Borders by Tony Carnes,Fenggang Yang

By Tony Carnes,Fenggang Yang

Asian American Religions brings jointly essentially the most present study on Asian American religions from a social technology point of view. the quantity specializes in faith in Asian American groups in big apple, Houston, l. a., and the Silicon Valley/Bay sector, and it incorporates a present demographic review of some of the Asian populations around the usa. It additionally offers details on present tendencies, corresponding to that Filipino and Korean american citizens are the main religiously observant humans in the US, that over 60 percentage of Asian americans who've a non secular id are Christian, and that one-third of Muslims within the usa are Asian Americans.

Rather than organizing the ebook round specific ethnic teams or religions, Asian American Religions facilities on thematic concerns, like symbols and rituals, political obstacles, and new release gaps, on the way to spotlight the position of Asian American religions in negotiating, accepting, redefining, altering, and developing obstacles within the groups' social life.

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