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Identity and marginality among new Australians : religion and ethnicity in Victoria's Slavic Baptist community /
Viktor Zander.
imprint
Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 2004.
description
xvi, 327 p. : ill.
ISBN
3110179814 (cloth : alk. paper)
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imprint
Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 2004.
isbn
3110179814 (cloth : alk. paper)
catalogue key
5971923
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"The book will be of greatest interest to those who study the psychology and sociology of religious groups and religion in immgrant communities."Mary N. MacDonald 1/2006
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This work deals with the identification and integration process of immigrants in Australia and the role that religion plays in this process. Viktor Zander investigates the immigrant community of Slavic Baptists in Victoria and analyzes the relationship between ethnic and religious identities as well as their social dynamics. "Identity" and "marginality" are addressed as crucial issues for Slavic immigrants and their Australian-born children. The work is based on the authora (TM)s field-research in the Slavic Baptist community in Victoria. Key Features Second volume in relaunch of the series "Religion and Society" (RS)
Main Description
This work deals with the identification and integration process of immigrants in Australia and the role that religion plays in this process. Viktor Zander investigates the immigrant community of Slavic Baptists in Victoria and analyzes the relationship between ethnic and religious identities as well as their social dynamics. "Identity" and "marginality" are addressed as crucial issues for Slavic immigrants and their Australian-born children. The work is based on the author's field-research in the Slavic Baptist community in Victoria. Key Features Second volume in relaunch of the series "Religion and Society" (RS)
Table of Contents
Foreword
Theoretical and methodological approach to identity and marginality and its application to the Slavic Baptist communityp. 11
Principles of formation of the main groups within the Slavic Baptist community and their descriptionp. 69
Basic attitudes to ethnic and religious issues as pointers to identity and marginalityp. 105
Objectification : the image and understanding of God in the identification processp. 133
Ritual : participation in church activities as a manifestation of religiosityp. 153
Identity and marginality unveiled through commitment to the ethnic churchp. 167
Identity and marginality in the light of theory and datap. 237
Concise history of Russian Protestantism : the origin of religious marginalityp. 255
Tables with data from interviewsp. 289
Interview of a first-wave immigrants' childp. 299
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