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Minorities

Yohanan Friedmann

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/9780691164823.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyzes both Muslim minorities under non-Muslim rule and non-Muslim minorities under Muslim rule. The issue of minorities in the Islamic world is complex. The minorities are not ... More


Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Andrew F. March

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195330960
eISBN:
9780199868278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330960.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book examines both the liberal and the Islamic legal and doctrinal treatments of the moral and political terms of residence and citizenship in a non-Muslim liberal democracy. It seeks to stage ... More


Muslim Integration and European Islam in the Next Generation

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/9780691144214.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the future prospects for Muslims' political and social integration. A number of the social, cultural, and political adjustments that will characterize Europe in coming ... More


Methods: The Ethics of Comparative Ethics

Andrew F. March

in Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195330960
eISBN:
9780199868278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330960.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter elaborates a methodology for engaging in what Rawls referred to as “conjecture,” here called “justificatory comparative political theory” or “comparative ethics.” It moves beyond Rawls’s ... More


Citizens of the Nation

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the processes and legislations in India that sought to clear up such confusions. Although the laws defining citizenship came to be established by the Citizenship Act of 1955, ... 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


The Wasaṭī and Salafī Approaches to the Religious Law of Muslim Minorities

Uriya Shavit

in Sharī‘a and Muslim Minorities: The wasati and salafi approaches to fiqh al-aqalliyyat al-Muslima

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198757238
eISBN:
9780191817168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757238.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the evolution of distinct wasaṭī and salafī approaches to fiqh al-aqalliyyāt al-Muslima and their institutionalization and popularization, with special attention given to their ... More


‘My Homeland is Husayn’: Transnationalism and Multilocality in Shi‘a Contexts

Oliver Scharbrodt and Yafa Shanneik

in Shi'a Minorities in the Contemporary World: Migration, Transnationalism and Multilocality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474430371
eISBN:
9781474464895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430371.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The introduction frames the edited volume both thematically and theoretically and provides an extensive discussion of key issues addressed in the book. In the beginning, the focus of the book, ... More


Are Secularism and Neutrality Attractive to Religious Minorities? Islamic Discussions of Western Secularism in the “Jurisprudence of Muslim Minorities” (Fiqh Al-Aqalliyyat) 1 Discourse

Andrew F. March

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

It is a basic aspect of the liberal justification of secularism qua state religious neutrality as the most appropriate constitutional framework for a complex, morally diverse society that it gives ... More


Shi'a Minorities in the Contemporary World: Migration, Transnationalism and Multilocality

Oliver Scharbrodt and Yafa Shanneik (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474430371
eISBN:
9781474464895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430371.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Global migration flows in the 20th century have seen the emergence of Muslim diaspora and minority communities in Europe, North America and other parts of the world. While there is a growing body of ... 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


Introduction: Muslims in Metro Detroit

Alisa Perkins

in Muslim American City: Gender and Religion in Metro Detroit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479828012
eISBN:
9781479877218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828012.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction lays out the central assertions of the study: that Muslims’ experiences in urban America test pluralism as a model of secular inclusion, and that Muslims and non-Muslims expand the ... More


Worlds of a Muslim Bourgeoisie: The Sociocultural Milieu of the Islamic Minority In Interwar Germany

David Motadel

in The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the bourgeois world of an exile group. Looking at the sociocultural milieu of the Muslim minority in interwar Berlin, the chapter shows that they combined Islamic and bourgeois ... More


Islam and the European Crisis: Reciprocal Discrimination and Co-radicalisation

Natalie J. Doyle

in European Integration: Historical Trajectories, Geopolitical Contexts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455893
eISBN:
9781474480604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455893.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Tensions around the presence of Muslim minorities in Europe were aggravated when the worldwide wave of Islamic fundamentalism inspired terrorist attacks in Europe, starting with the London bombings ... More


Religious Minorities and the Anxieties of an Islamic Identity

Muhammad Qasim Zaman

in Islam in Pakistan: A History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691149226
eISBN:
9781400889747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149226.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on two Muslim minorities, the Ahmadis and the Shi`a, and some of the contestations around their position in the state. How these communities have fared in Pakistan is part of the ... More


Equality before the Law

Yaron Harel

in Syrian Jewry in Transition, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113652
eISBN:
9781800340244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113652.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter considers the impact of the reforms that sought to establish equality on the law for both Muslim and non-Muslim in Syrian society. It looks at the Islamic social world-view, particularly ... More


Islam and the Americas

Aisha Khan (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060132
eISBN:
9780813050584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060132.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Islam and the Americas gathers together the work of twelve scholars from anthropology, history, sociology, political science, literature, and religious studies, whose interdisciplinary contributions ... More


Muslim Immigrant Fiction

Waïl S Hassan

in Immigrant Narratives: Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199792061
eISBN:
9780199919239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792061.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Leila Aboulela’s fiction inspired by an immigrant Islamic perspective depicts the predicament of the Muslim minority in Britain.


The Political Participation of Polish Muslim Tatars – the Result of or the Reason for Integration? From Teutonic wars to the Danish cartoons Affair

Agata S. Nalborczyk

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/9780748646944.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

One of the oldest established Muslim minorities in Central Europe is that of the Tatars, whose history dates back to the fourteenth century. They settled in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth mostly ... More


Prologue: Muslim Identity Formation in Neoliberal India

Maidul Islam

in Indian Muslim(s) After Liberalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199489916
eISBN:
9780199097197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489916.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The Prologue contextualises the socio-economic conditions of Muslim minorities in contemporary India. It points out severe income inequality as the most significant feature of contemporary India, ... More


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