NAYAR, Kamala Elizabeth




Author Tags: Indo-Canadian, Religion

As a lecturer in the Department of Sociology and the Department of Humanities at Kwantlen College, Kamala Elizabeth Nayar of Surrey conducted more than one hundred interviews for The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver: Three Generations Amid Tradition, Modernity and Multiculturalism (UTP 2004) which examines family relations, child-rearing and religion. She conducted another one hundred interviews for The Punjabis in British Columbia: Location, Labour, First Nations and Multiculturalism (McGill-Queens $32.95) with a particular emphasis on the relocation of Punjabis from the Skeena region to B.C.'s Lower Mainland during the decline of the forestry and fishing industries. Nayar teaches Asian Studies at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

BOOKS:

The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver: Three Generations Amid Tradition, Modernity and Multiculturalism (UTP, 2004)

The Punjabis in British Columbia: Location, Labour, First Nations and Multiculturalism (McGill-Queens 2012) 9780773540712

[BCBW 2012] "Religion" "Sikh" "Indo-Canadian"

Review of the author's work by BC studies:
The Punjabis in British Columbia: Location, Labour, First Nations and Multiculturalism