Cambodian refugees in Ontario [electronic resource] :resettlement, religion, and identity / Janet McLellan.
By: McLellan, Janet.Material type: BookPublisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, c2009 2010)Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 263 p.).ISBN: 9781442697713 (electronic bk.); 1442697717 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Cambodians -- Ontario -- History | Cambodians -- Ontario -- Social conditions | Cambodians -- Ontario -- Religion | Refugees -- Cambodia | Refugees -- Ontario | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 305.895/930713 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. -249) and index.
A brief history of Cambodians -- Cambodian resettlement in Canada -- Community distinctions and divisions -- Re-creating Cambodian Buddhist temples and the significance of tradition -- Cambodian Christians in Ontario -- Challenges and concerns of Ontario Cambodian youth -- Re-envisioning Khmer identities within traditional networks.
Janet McLellan uses ten years of ethnographic fieldwork, including extensive interviews, to highlight the difficulties Cambodians have faced in Canada.