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Religion and ethnic identity: Gurung experiences of belonging in the UK

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This thesis seeks to identify the place and significance of religion in constructions of ethnic identity and experiences of belonging among Gurungs in the UK. It assesses both the vision of Gurung ethnic identity put forward by ethnic organizations, which is itself much disputed, and the extent to which this vision either reflects or shapes religion 'on the ground'. It argues that debates and controversies surrounding Gurung religious identity are influenced by ethnic politics in Nepal, by...

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HUMS
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Theology Faculty
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Theology and Religion Faculty
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University of Oxford
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2016-03-02

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