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dc.contributor.authorMensah, Joseph
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-21T17:50:16Z
dc.date.available2015-05-21T17:50:16Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier00014
dc.identifier.citationMensah, J. (2009). 'Doing religion' overseas: The characteristics and functions of Ghanaian immigrant churches in Toronto, Canada. Societies Without Borders, 4(1), 21-44.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10315/29099
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dc.description.abstractGhanaian immigrants in Toronto use their churches not only for spiritual support, but also to form social networks and affirm their cultural identity. Racism causes some immigrants to turn to religion – which, in turn, can create ethnic enclaves that further isolate immigrants from other Canadians.en_US
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dc.relationYork Universityen_US
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dc.rightsAttribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Canadaen_US
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ca/en_US
dc.subjectImmigrationen_US
dc.subjectIdentityen_US
dc.subjectReligionen_US
dc.titleGhanaian Immigrants Use Religion to Affirm Their Identityen_US
dc.typeResearch Summaryen_US


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