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Introduction: Being Young and Muslim in Neoliberal Times

Asef Bayat and Linda Herrera

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Muslim youth have assumed a central, if complex, place in the politics and cultures and politics of the global South and North. Their cultural behavior can be understood as representing a new arena ... More


Being Muslim as a Way of Becoming German

Esra Özyürek

in Being German, Becoming Muslim: Race, Religion, and Conversion in the New Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162782
eISBN:
9781400852710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162782.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes a look at the Muslimische Jugend Deutschland (Muslim Youth of Germany, or MJD), a small organization of not more than 1200 registered members. The MJD promotes Muslim youths of ... More


Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Asef Bayat and Linda Herrera

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

There has been a proliferation of interest in youth issues in recent years, and Muslim youth in particular. Young Muslims have been thrust into the global spotlight in relation to questions about ... More


Conclusion: Knowing Muslim Youth

Linda Herrera and Asef Bayat

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

The current prevailing youth research articulates the “question of youth,” and Muslim youth in particular, as both a problem and an opportunity—problems associated with youth radicalism, disruption, ... More


“Also the School Is a Temple”: Republicanism, Imagined Transnational Spaces, and the Schooling of Muslim Youth in France

André Elias Mazawi

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter is concerned with the debates and media constructions on the schooling of Muslim youth in France. First, it positions these debates in relation to the shifting bases of political power ... More


Young Islam: The New Politics of Religion in Morocco and the Arab World

Avi Max Spiegel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159843
eISBN:
9781400866434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159843.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Today, two-thirds of all Arab Muslims are under the age of thirty. This book takes readers inside the evolving competition for their support—a competition not simply between Islamism and the secular ... More


The general well-being of Muslims in Europe

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

in Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In this chapter the life satisfaction and general happiness of Muslims in Europe is examined, along with their well-being in several specific key areas of life, including income, health, education, ... More


Young people and faith activism: British Muslim youth, glocalisation and the umma

Richard Gale and Therese O’Toole

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter examines a case study of faith activism among young Muslim men in UK. It explores how faith identity frames the public engagement and political activism of the British Muslim youth. The ... More


Political Opinions and Participation Among Young Muslims in Sweden: A Case Study1

Jonatan Bäckelie and Göran Larsson

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapter analyses young Swedish Muslims’ attitudes towards democratic processes in relation to Swedish political parties. Based on a survey among approximately 250 young Muslims that are ... More


Making Safe Space for Questioning For Young American Muslims

Amira Quraishi

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/9780823226474.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the results of a study on two organizations: Muslim Youth Camp (MYC) and American Muslims Intent on Learning and Activism (AMILA). The MYC aims to ... More


Muslim collective mobilisations in contemporary Europe: new issues and new types of involvement

Franck Frégosi

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The author reminds us of the truism that the Muslims of Europe have different visions of their religion, of what is Islam, sometimes they are almost opposed. Their attitudes range from the strictest ... More


Muslim youth, language, and education

Paul O’Connor

in Islam in Hong Kong: Muslims and Everyday Life in China's World City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139576
eISBN:
9789888180165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139576.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 8 deals with the twin issues of language and education. Regarding the provision of education for ethnic minorities in Hong Kong, this chapter shows how multitudes of Muslim youths are faced ... More


The “Identity Crisis” of Younger Muslims

Muna Ali

in Young Muslim America: Faith, Community, and Belonging

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190664435
eISBN:
9780190664466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664435.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter considers the narrative of an alleged “identity crisis” among young Muslim Americans, whereby they are torn between seemingly irreconcilable worlds of home/community/Islam and a secular ... More


Lose Some, Win Some?

Stig Jarle Hansen

in Al-Shabaab in Somalia: The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327874
eISBN:
9780199388103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327874.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter elaborates on Al-Shabaab’s gains between 2010 and the present. While Al-Shabaab was losing in south central Somalia it gained allies outside the country, and expanded in Kenya, as well ... More


Unlikely Internationalists: Putting german Jihadism into Perspective

Guido W. Steinberg

in German Jihad: On the Internationalization of Islamist Terrorism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159920
eISBN:
9780231500531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159920.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter puts the growth of jihadism in Germany within its larger context—namely, the development of global jihadism since 2001 and the internationalization of jihadist ideology, strategies, and ... More


Closing Thoughts: A Mission and the Challenge for and of Muslim Americans

Muna Ali

in Young Muslim America: Faith, Community, and Belonging

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190664435
eISBN:
9780190664466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664435.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This final chapter summarizes the points made in the previous chapters and closes with the vision of the project collaborators for the future, including the role they see for themselves and their ... More


Young Muslim America: Faith, Community, and Belonging

Muna Ali

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190664435
eISBN:
9780190664466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664435.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the identities, perspectives, and roles of the second and subsequent generations of Muslim Americans of both immigrant and convert backgrounds. As these younger Muslims come of ... More


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