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Introduction: An Islamic Diasporic Framework in Britain and the United States

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/9780195387810.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter begins by describing the core of the book, which is about the emergence of an Islamic diasporic legality among British and American Muslim communities. In a general sense, ... More


Britain’s Fear of Shari’acracy

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/9780195387810.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In March 2008, Britain's Christian Research organization disseminated a study that made the following projection: By 2020, the number of Catholics attending Sunday mass will have been surpassed by ... More


Politics and the Pilgrimage: The Haj in the Early Twentieth Century

Saurabh Mishra

in Pilgrimage, Politics, and Pestilence: The Haj from the Indian Subcontinent, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070603
eISBN:
9780199080007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070603.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The last few decades of the nineteenth century heralded a period of intense anti-British Muslim politics in the subcontinent, and Mecca was at the centre of real or perceived insurgent activities. ... More


Islamophobia in the Construction of British Muslim Identity Politics

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale

in Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter addresses the questions about the formation of identities, contemporary experiences of Islamophobia and emancipatory politics in the lives of Muslims in Britain. It specifically presents ... More


Introduction: Muslims in Britain – Race, Place and the Spatiality of Identities

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale

in Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter reports a descriptive overview of the historical trajectories and demographic characteristics of the British Muslim population, drawing on 2001 Census data and the findings of sample ... More


Situating Muslim Geographies

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale

in Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines Muslim geographies. Muslim geographies have principally been geographies of contestation and conflict. The 1960s was considered as the start of the secularisation of the world ... More


Muslims in the British Mainstream

Martin Pugh

in Britain and Islam: A History from 622 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300234947
eISBN:
9780300249293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234947.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter explains that, amidst the din generated by Islamophobia, it is not easy to recognise that there is an alternative narrative about the evolution of the three million-strong ... More


The Identity Debate

Nahid Afrose Kabir

in Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

It is generally believed that Muslims share all aspects of Islamic culture and that they are different from the mainstream British population. However, Muslims in Britain are ethnically diverse and ... More


Rethinking the Identities of Young British Pakistani Muslim Women: Educational Experiences and Aspirations

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale

in Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the experiences of young British Pakistani Muslim women. Pakistani Muslim populations in Slough are primarily located in the wards with the highest deprivation indices and ... More


Race, ‘Face’ and Masculinity: The Identities and Local Geographies of Muslim Boys

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale

in Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the experiences of Muslim boys by focusing upon issues such as masculinity, neighbourhood spaces, schooling and territoriality in the lives of Muslim youth. The significance of ... More


The Niqab Debate

Nahid Afrose Kabir

in Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

With every crisis that has involved the Muslim Ummah in recent years, some British Muslims have exerted their exclusive identity by expressing their opinions over the issue. With the emergence of a ... More


Creating Home Spaces: Young British Muslim Women's Identity and Conceptualisations of Home

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale

in Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter investigates how British Muslim women's understandings of home, and the driving forces underlying the creation of home spaces, are rooted in personal and family circumstances, lived ... More


Muslims in Britain: An Overview

Nahid Afrose Kabir

in Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Since the seventh century, Britain has had a contact with the Muslim world through trade contacts with Muslim-controlled Egypt, Palestine and Andalusia. From the sixteenth century to the end of the ... More


‘You Seem Very Westernised to Me’: Place, Identity and Othering of Muslim Workers in the UK Labour Market

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale

in Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the quantitative evidence concerning British Muslims' employment and the types of explanation that are advanced for the differential success of distinct ethnic minority groups. ... More


Muslims and the Crisis of British National Identity

Martin Pugh

in Britain and Islam: A History from 622 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300234947
eISBN:
9780300249293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234947.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how, despite their experience of prejudice, Muslims became involved in a gradual process of integration into mainstream society; in this period they largely thought of ... More


Conclusion: A Humanitarian Way Forward

Nahid Afrose Kabir

in Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Investigations of the identity of young British Muslims have concluded that most of the participants valued their British connections because they were either born in Britain or had lived there for ... More


The Religious and Cultural Dilemma

Nahid Afrose Kabir

in Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Identity is always ‘in process’ and always ‘being formed’. It is argued that identity is always influenced by the surroundings in which the people live. This chapter focuses on how the identity of ... More


Monica Ali

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the summer of 2001, young British Asians took to the streets of Oldham and Burnley in the North of England to protest against perceived racial inequality in their neighbourhoods. In the popular ... More


Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Nahid A Kabir

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In Britain's highly politicised social climate in the aftermath of the 7/7 London bombings, this book provides an in-depth understanding of British Muslim identity through social constructs — ... More


The Multicultural City and the Politics of Religious Architecture: Urban Planning, Mosques and Meaning-Making in Britain

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale

in Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter reviews the spatial negotiations that have often had to be entered into by British Muslims as means to establishing mosques and centres of religious education (madrasas). It uses Henri ... More


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