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Title Public Hinduisms [electronic resource] / edited by John Zavos ... [et al.].
Published New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  BL1215.C76 P83 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xv, 507 p., [12] p. of plates) : col. ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents List of plates -- Preface -- Section A: Researching public Hinduisms / edited by John Zavos -- Public Hinduisms : an introduction / John Zavos -- Will the real mango please stand up? : reflections on defending Dharma and historicising Hinduism / Shana Sippy -- Engaging the "practitioner" : boundary politics in the academic study of Hinduism / Maya Warrier -- Snapshot : scholars and practitioners, a personal reflection / Raymond Brady Williams -- Section B: Ecumenical constructions / edited by Raymond Brady Williams -- Ecumenical constructions : an introduction / Raymond Brady Williams -- Hindu organisation and the negotiation of public space in contemporary Britain / John Zavos -- What is American about American Hinduism? : Hindu umbrella organisations in the United States in comparative perspective / Prema Kurien -- Snapshot : devotional fandom : the Madhuri Dixit temple of Pappu Sardar / Shalini Kakar -- Fusing the ideals of the math with the ideology of the Sangh : Vivekananda Kendra, ecumenical Hinduism and Hindu nationalism / Pralay Kanungo -- Sathya Sai Baba : at home abroad in midwestern America / Chad Bauman -- Snapshot : "practising Hindus", Hindutva and multiculturalism / Balmurli Natrajan -- Traditions and transformations / edited by Maya Warrier -- Traditions and transformations : an introduction / Maya Warrier -- Representations of Swaminarayan Hinduism / Raymond Brady Williams -- Praying for peace and amity : the Shri Shirdi Sai Heritage Foundation Trust / Karline McLain -- Who are the Madhvas? : a controversy over the public representation of the Madhva Sampradya / Kiyokazu Okita -- Snapshot : the California textbook controversy / Deepa S. Reddy -- The power of boundaries : transnational links among Krishna Pranamis of India and Nepal / Gørard Toffin -- Snapshot : rethinking social movements/rethinking Hindu nationalism / Amrita Basu -- Community mobilisation / edited by Pralay Kanungo -- Community mobilisation : an introduction / Pralay Kanungo -- Hindutva's Hinduism / Tanika Sarkar -- From Jauhar to Jijabai : Samiti and Sena women in Mumbai, and the reconfiguring of "history" / Namrata Ganneri and Atreyee Sen -- Snapshot : work-in-progress : the Baps Swaminarayan Sanstha on the web / Hanna Kim -- Hindu transnationalisms : organisations, ideologies, networks / Deepa S. Reddy -- American Hindu activism and the politics of anxiety / Arun Chaudhuri -- "Does this offend you?" : Hindu visuality in the United States / Ritu Khanduri -- Section E: Mediating Hinduisms / edited by Deepa S. Reddy -- Mediating Hinduisms : an introduction / Deepa S. Reddy -- Modern guru and old Sampradaya : how a Nath yogi anniversary festival became a performance on Hinduism / Veronique Bouillier -- Snapshot : the Sangh Parivar and Bhutanese refugees : constructing a Hindu diaspora in the United States / Sanjeev Kumar -- Media savvy or media averse? : the Ramakrishna math and mission's use of the media in representing itself and a religion called Hinduism / Gwilym Beckerlegge -- The Baps Swaminarayan temple organisation and its publics / Hanna Kim -- The perfect world of baps : media and urban dramaturgies in a globalised context / Christiane Brosius -- Krishna consciousness, Hinduism, and religious education in Britain / Maya Warrier -- About the editors and contributors -- Index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Hinduism and culture.
Hinduism -- Social aspects.
Related Names Zavos, John.
Related To Print version: Public Hinduisms. New Delhi ; SAGE Publications, 2012. 9788132107408 8132107403 (DLC) 2012017348
ISBN 8132110692 (electronic bk.)
9788132110699 (electronic bk.)