References and Further Reading

References and Further Reading

Anti Caste Discrimination Alliance (ACDA) Report (November 2009) Hidden Apartheid – Voice of the Community: Caste and Caste Discrimination in the UK, a Scoping Study.

Aronowitz, S. (1992) The Politics of identity: Class, Culture, Social Movements. New York: Routledge.

Ballard, Roger (1999) “Panth, Kismet, Dharm te Qaum: Continuity and Change in Four Dimensions of Punjabi Religion” in Singh, P. and Thandi, S. S. (eds) Punjabi Identity in a Global Context. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp.7 – 37.

Dalit Solidarity Network UK Report (July 2006) No Escape: Caste Discrimination in the UK.

Dirks, N. B. (2001) Castes of Mind. Princeton:  Princeton University Press.

Dumont, L. (1980) Homo Hierarchicus: The Caste System and Its Implications. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Ghurye, G. S. (1986) Caste and Race in India, Bombay: Popular Prakashan.

Joshi, B. R. (1986) Untouchable! Voices of the Dalit Liberation Movement. London: Zed Books Ltd.

Juergensmeyer, M. (1982) Religion as Social Vision: The Movement against Untouchability in 20th-Century Punjab. Berkeley: University of California Press. 

Mahar, J. M. (1972) The Untouchables in Contemporary India. Arizona: The University of Arizona Press.

McLeod, W. H. (1976) The Evolution of the Sikh Community. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Murdoch, J. (1977) Review of Caste in India. Jaipur: Rawat Publications.

Oberoi, Harjot (1994) The Construction of Religious Boundaries. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Ram, Ronki, 2004. Untouchability in India with a Difference: Ad Dharm, Dalit Assertion, and Caste Conflicts in Punjab. Asian Survey, XLIV (6), 895 – 912.

Takhar, Opinderjit Kaur (2012) “We are not Sikhs or Hindus: Issues of Identity among the Valmikis and Ravidasias in Britian” in Singh, Pashaura  (ed ) Sikhism in Global Context. Oxford University Press.

Takhar, Opinderjit  Kaur and Jacobs, Stephen (2011) ‘Confusing the Issue: Field Visits as a Strategy for Deconstructing Religious Boundaries’ in Discourse. Subject Centre for Philosophical and Religious Studies. Vol 10, No2.  Available online here.

Takhar, Opinderjit Kaur (2011) “The transmission of tradition and self representation amongst the Valmikis, Ravidasis and Namdharis in Britain” in Jacobsen, K. and Myrvold, K. (eds) Sikhs in Europe: Migration, Identity and Representations. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Takhar, Opinderjit Kaur (2011) “Egalitarian Hermeneutics from the Bani of Guru Nanak: his attitudes towards caste and females” in Understanding Sikhism: The Research Journal. 13: 1&2. Available online here.

Takhar, Opinderjit Kaur (2005) Sikh Identity: An Exploration of Groups Amongst Sikhs. Aldershot: Ashgate.