This book offers an overview of the Sikh diaspora, exploring the relationship between home and host states and between migrant and indigenous communities. The book considers the implications of history and politics of the Sikh diaspora for nationality, citizenship and sovereignity.; The text should serve as a supplementary text for undergraduates and postgraduates on courses in race, ethnicity and international migration within sociology, politics, international relations, Asian history, and human geography. In particular, it should serve as a core text for Sikh/Punjab courses within Asian studies.

chapter |1 pages


chapter |6 pages

Theoretical issues

chapter |3 pages

Scope of the study

chapter 1|29 pages

The Sikhs: the search for statehood

chapter 2|22 pages

The Sikh diaspora: a history of settlement

chapter 6|18 pages

Demand for homeland: Sikhs in Britain