Skip navigation
Skip navigation

The masquerade : Indian Punjabi Sikh women and the renegotiation of boundaries and body identity in Australia

Kaur, Jasdeep

Description

This thesis argues that Sikh women in Australia experience the burden of protecting the cultural traditions of their religious group. Here an analysis is made of their attempt to construct a new boundary or a new space for themselves. Sikh immigrant women in Australia are what Spivak termed, and other post-colonial writers have also noted, the "third-world displaced woman", caught between tradition and modernisation. Sikhs, a religious cultural group from Punjab, India, have for centuries...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/116865

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
b3126511x_Kaur_Jasdeep_Vol1.pdf12.22 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
b3126511x_Kaur_Jasdeep_Vol2_RESTRICTED.pdf6.67 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator