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Social Exclusion and the Critique of Republican Nationalism

Cécile Laborde

in Critical Republicanism: The Hijab Controversy and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550210
eISBN:
9780191720857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550210.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Chapter 9 challenges the official republican account of civic solidarity. It first suggests that the demands of cultural integration are too burdensome on immigrants who already suffer from ... More


The Established Outsiders of the European Integration?

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the place of Islam in Europe by focusing on Muslim immigration at the very time that the void of the European Union non-identity yawned open. Perhaps as a result of that void, ... More


The Black Encounter

Zain Abdullah

in Black Mecca: The African Muslims of Harlem

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314250
eISBN:
9780199871797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314250.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter covers relations between longtime Black residents and newly arrived West African Muslims. During their settlement, African immigrants try to reconcile their Black identity with their ... More


Securing Futures: Youth, Generation, and Muslim Identities in Niger

Adeline Masquelier

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/9780195369212.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Against the backdrop of intensified global flows, liberalization of national politics, and deepening economic crises, a state-controlled, ostensibly monolithic Islamic tradition has evolved into ... More


Censorship and the Politics of Cultural Production

Philip N. Howard

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter explores the more pernicious applications of ICTs, which are used in many Muslim countries not simply for censorship but for actively managing collective identity. The first part of the ... More


British Arab Perspectives on Religion, Politics and ‘the Public’

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/9780748625871.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter investigates the intersections between politics, public space and Muslim and Arab identities, and complicates the relationships between Muslim minorities and public spheres and spaces of ... 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


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


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


To Be or Not to be British

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/9780748641338.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

British national identity or ‘Britishness’ has been defined as possessing fluent English skills, loyalty to Britain, integration with the wider community, belief in democracy, acceptance of equal ... More


Resistance and Rule in Cotabato

Thomas M. McKenna

in Muslim Rulers and Rebels: Everyday Politics and Armed Separatism in the Southern Philippines

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210158
eISBN:
9780520919648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210158.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses theoretical issues surrounding the politics of heritage, and analyzes them in light of the various configurations of culture and power evidenced in Cotabato from the ... 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


Bahamian and Brazilian Muslimahs: Struggle for Identity and Belonging

Jerusa Ali

in Islam and the Americas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060132
eISBN:
9780813050584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060132.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the historical, cultural, and religious dimensions of Muslimah identity in the Bahamas and Brazil. Muslimahs (Muslim women) are constituted within a changing network of power ... More


Holy Places, Contested Spaces: British Pakistani Accounts of Pilgrimage to Makkah and Madinah

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/9780748625871.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents an argument that Muslim identities are increasingly standardised and homogenised in the global postmodern requires significant qualification. In underscoring the significance of ... 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


‘Soft’ segregation: Muslim identity, British secularism and inequality

David Cheesman and Nazia Khanum

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/9781847420305.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The current controversies on faith in the public realm have been stirred by historical and contemporary events and developments relating specifically to Islam and the perceptions of and by Muslim ... More


America's Moros

Thomas M. McKenna

in Muslim Rulers and Rebels: Everyday Politics and Armed Separatism in the Southern Philippines

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210158
eISBN:
9780520919648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210158.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the incorporation of the Cotabato sultanates into the Philippines colonial state. It argues that the origins of Muslim nationalism are to be found not in the anti-Spanish ... 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


How Injury Travels

Sadia Abbas

in At Freedom's Limit: Islam and the Postcolonial Predicament

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257850
eISBN:
9780823261604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257850.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the impact of linking injury, blasphemy, religious pain, and Muslim identity together. It considers two academic representations of the varieties of Muslim hurt. One is a ... More


Muslim women in contemporary Argentina

Mari-Sol García Somoza and Mayra Soledad Valcarcel

in Women and Religion: Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336358
eISBN:
9781447336396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336358.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the discourses, practices, identity constructions, performance, and modes of socialization among Muslim women in contemporary Argentinean society. The main aim is to understand ... More


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