Sikh Women in England

Sikh Women in England

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This study by a Sikh woman who came to England after growing up and going to university in the Punjab illustrates the changes in the values of Sikh women in England over the years and between the migrants and British born Sikhs. Her research subjects, all based in Leeds, come from varied backgrounds and together make up a picture of Sikh women that is transferable to England and the UK. The book is arranged as follows Chapter 1 The backgrounds of the Sikh women Chapter 2 Religious values Chapter 3 Women in Sikhism and Sikh society Chapter 4 The social life of Sikh women Chapter 5 Cultural values Chapter 6, entitled Listen to Me provides excerpts from the women's stories about their own lives, and the conclusion confirms that Sikh women have adapted well to life on a different continent and have a strong sense of identity. Foreword by Professor Kim KnottFood is offered to guests and no effort is spared to make them comfortable. Offering hospitality is thought to ... From time to time, different cuts appeared, making the clothes tighter or looser as fashion dictated. Material used in India includedanbsp;...

Title:Sikh Women in England
Author:S. K. Rait
Publisher:Trentham Books - 2005


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