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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


Pluralism and Tolerance

Gudrun Krämer

in Islamic Political Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164823
eISBN:
9781400866427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164823.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Pluralism and tolerance are considered constitutive elements of good governance, especially liberal democracy as it developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. For this reason they are ... 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


Citizens, Groups, and the State

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter places European governments' relationships with contemporary Muslim communities into historical and theoretical context, by reviewing earlier encounters with new categories of citizens ... 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


The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Jonathan Laurence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book traces how governments across Western Europe have responded to the growing presence of Muslim immigrants in their countries over the past fifty years. Drawing on hundreds of in-depth ... More


Postscript

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter looks at the aftermath of the pogrom in 2002. Since then, almost every year has seen small altercations such as stone throwing between residents in specific areas of the city. ... 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


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


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


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 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


Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Ahmed Afzal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers an engaging and insightful look at contemporary Muslim American life in Texas. It illuminates the dynamics of the Pakistani Muslim community in Houston, a city with one of the ... More


Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Sara Roy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Many in the United States and Israel believe that Hamas is nothing but a terrorist organization, and that its social sector serves merely to recruit new supporters for its violent agenda. Based on ... 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


Finding Mecca in America: Muslim Directionality and the Codification of American Space

Mucahit Bilici

in Finding Mecca in America: How Islam Is Becoming an American Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226049564
eISBN:
9780226922874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922874.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores how Muslims arriving on American soil face the question of establishing the direction toward Mecca (qibla). As America is outside the Muslim sacred canopy, it becomes a frontier ... More


Tales of the city: diversity in diversity, working between and within local differences

Naaz Rashid

in Veiled Threats: Representing the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325178
eISBN:
9781447325215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325178.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter highlights the way particular local circumstances affected how policy initiatives that were focused on Muslim women were received and implemented and that, within these geographic ... More


Social cohesion and counter-terrorism: A policy contradiction?

Charles Husband

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428011
eISBN:
9781447303381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428011.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Post 9/11, the imposition of policies of counter-terrorism has seen the erosion of support for fundamental human rights. Simultaneously, Muslim communities in European cities have become a focus for ... More


Shaping Global Islamic Discourses: The Role of al-Azhar, al-Medina and al-Mustafa

Masooda Bano and Keiko Sakurai (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696857
eISBN:
9781474412247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696857.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Claims abound that Saudi oil money is fuelling Salafi Islam in cultural and geographical terrains as disparate as the remote hamlets of the Swat valley in Pakistan and sprawling megacities such as ... More


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