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The Unfamiliar Abode: Islamic Law in the United States and Britain

Kathleen Moore

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387810
eISBN:
9780199777242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387810.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Today there are more Muslims living in diaspora than at any time in history. This situation was not envisioned by Islamic law, which makes no provision for permanent as opposed to transient diasporic ... More


Muslims in the United States: Pluralism under Exceptional Circumstances

Kathleen M. Moore

in The Unfamiliar Abode: Islamic Law in the United States and Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387810
eISBN:
9780199777242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387810.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter offers an overview of the exceptional circumstances that Muslims face in the United States after September 11, 2001. The concept of pluralism, as fact and theory, is discussed in light ... More


Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

H. A. Hellyer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639472
eISBN:
9780748671342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639472.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The interchange between Muslims and Europe has a long and complicated history, dating back to before the idea of ‘Europe’ was born, and the earliest years of Islam. There has been a Muslim presence ... More


The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam

Philip N. Howard

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Around the developing world, political leaders face a dilemma: the very information and communication technologies that boost economic fortunes also undermine power structures. Globally, one in ten ... More


Identity and Community in a New Generation: The Muslim Community in the Early Seventh Century and Today

Ghada Osman

in Passing on the Faith: Transforming Traditions for the Next Generation of Jews, Christians, and Muslims

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226474
eISBN:
9780823236640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226474.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a comparison between the Muslim minority community in 7th-century Mecca and the Muslim minority community in the United States, which brings to light ... More


West Valley

Robert Dannin

in Black Pilgrimage to Islam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300246
eISBN:
9780199850433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300246.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter portrays the setting of a Muslim community located in West Valley and how a narrative caused David Duffy — who was born to a devout Baptist family — to shift religions and be converted ... More


The Babari Masjid Question

A. G. Noorani

in The Muslims of India: A Documentary Record

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670561
eISBN:
9780199080618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670561.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter presents several documents relating to the rise of the Babari Masjid question in February 1986, which caused the Muslim community to seethe with resentment at the gross injustice it had ... More


Of Bitter Passions

Mushirul Hasan

in Moderate or Militant: Images of India's Muslims

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695311
eISBN:
9780199081509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695311.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the strains and stresses resulting from the images of Muslim communities, partition, and a series of shattering events such as the demolition of the Babri Masjid on 6 December ... More


The Logic of Fission: Muslim Identity and Its Contestations

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

in The Defining Moments in Bengal: 1920–1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098942
eISBN:
9780199083039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098942.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

In this chapter the consequences of the tendencies towards social fission which we look at in the previous chapter are investigated in detail. The emergence of Muslim identity consciousness is traced ... More


Muslim American Women on Campus: Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

Shabana Mir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610788
eISBN:
9781469612614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610801_Mir
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This ethnographic study of women on Washington, D.C. college campuses reveals that being a young female Muslim in post-9/11 America means experiencing double scrutiny—scrutiny from the Muslim ... More


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