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“Cool Piety”: How to Listen to Hip Hop as a Good Muslim

John O'Brien

in Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197111
eISBN:
9781400888696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197111.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses how participation in hip hop culture could lead to recognition from non-Muslim peers. “Hip hopper” was for the Legendz a widely recognized and desirable identity that could ... More


Growing Up Muslim and American

John O'Brien

in Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197111
eISBN:
9781400888696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197111.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This concluding chapter argues that the story of the Legendz suggests key conditions important to the cultivation of healthy Muslim American identities. The Legendz's deep and pervasive sense of ... More


Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys

John O'Brien

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197111
eISBN:
9781400888696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197111.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book provides a uniquely personal look at the social worlds of a group of young male friends as they navigate the complexities of growing up Muslim in America. The book offers a compelling ... 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


Conclusion: Everything Old is New Again

Sally Howell

in Old Islam in Detroit: Rediscovering the Muslim American Past

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199372003
eISBN:
9780199389285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372003.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The conclusion draws parallels between the early 1980s and the post-9/11 period, when the possibility of reimaging Muslim American history has become urgent and necessary once more. It suggests that ... More


Claiming Belonging: Muslim American Advocacy in an Era of Islamophobia

Emily Cury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753596
eISBN:
9781501753619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753596.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book dives deep into the lives of Muslim American advocacy groups in the post-9/11 era, asking how they form and function within their broader community in a world marked by Islamophobia. Bias ... More


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