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Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter illustrates how a paradigmatic structure emerged in the news coverage of February 28, 2002 and the following days, in which the depth of a story is constructed not through certainty of ... More


Young, Muslim and Criminal: Experiences, Identities and Pathways into Crime

Mohammed Qasim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447341482
eISBN:
9781447341536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341482.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In recent years there has been significant negative attention towards young British male Muslims, who are perceived to be increasingly dangerous and criminal. However, very little is known about ... More


The Rational Believer: Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan

Masooda Bano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450440
eISBN:
9780801463860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450440.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamic schools, or madrasas, have been accused of radicalizing Muslims and participating, either actively or passively, in terrorist networks since the events of 9/11. In Pakistan, the 2007 siege by ... More


The First Test: Triangular Diplomacy and the Indo-Pakistani War

Jussi Hanhimäki

in The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172218
eISBN:
9780199849994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172218.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Kissinger's response to the Indo-Pakistani-Bengali crisis shows how inadequately his grand design—the triangular diplomacy and détente—fit with the realities of regional developments in South Asia. ... More


Secularizing Islamists?: Jama'at-e-Islami and Jama'at-ud-Da'wa in Urban Pakistan

Humeira Iqtidar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226384689
eISBN:
9780226384702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384702.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book provides an in-depth analysis of two Islamist parties in Pakistan: the highly influential Jama'at-e-Islami; and the more militant Jama'at-ud-Da'wa, widely blamed for the November 2008 ... More


Tassibee: a case study

Khalida Luqman

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter present excerpts of writing and reflections by three participants who regularly attended the Tassibee (a local charity) programmes: Nasim Bashir, Fazelat Begum, and Mukhtar Begum. They ... More


Peacemaking from Above, Peace from Below: Ending Conflict between Regional Rivals

Norrin M. Ripsman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702471
eISBN:
9781501704079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702471.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explains how regional rivals make peace and how outside actors can encourage regional peacemaking. Through a qualitative empirical analysis of all the regional rivalries that terminated in ... 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


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


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


Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Ahmed Afzal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers an engaging and insightful look at contemporary Muslim American life in Texas. It illuminates the dynamics of the Pakistani Muslim community in Houston, a city with one of the ... More


Houston: Race, Class, Oil, and the Making of “America’s Most Diverse City”

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter assesses the intersections between patterns of urban development, the emergence of the energy sector, and racialized spatialities in relation to diasporic Pakistani and transnational ... More


Popular Muslim Attitudes towards Violent Islamic Groups: The Case of Pakistan

C. Christine Fair and Clark B. Lombardi

in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter on Pakistan examines the phenomenon of public support for militant Islamic groups that promote violence in Pakistan's neighbors as well as in Pakistan itself. Since Pakistanis tend to ... More


Good women, bad women: prostitution in Pakistan

Fouzia Saeed

in International approaches to prostitution: Law and policy in Europe and Asia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346728
eISBN:
9781447302612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346728.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter describes the prostitution in Pakistan, highlighting the impact that rising religious fundamentalism has had on prostitutes' lives and laws. It first addresses the general conditions of ... More


Connections and Dynamics

Mariam Abou Zahab

in Pakistan: A Kaleidoscope of Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197534595
eISBN:
9780197536186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534595.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter highlights transnational interactions that are exemplified by accounts of the interactions between Osama Bin Laden and Pakistani Sunni militant groups. It acknowledges the role of the ... More


Travels Afar

Maria Tham

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Maria Tham's family was one of the few adventurous souls who moved to Pakistan. Maria details that Pakistan was no United States in terms of financial and employment opportunities, and that her ... More


“It’s Allah’s Will”: The Transnational Muslim Heritage Economy

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the intersections of transnational Islam with the neoliberal capitalist economy through an ethnographic analysis of the transformations in the South Asian ethnic economy, from ... More


“Pakistanis Have Always Been Radio People”: Transnational Media, Business Imperatives, and Homeland Politics

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Pakistani radio programming in Houston to examine the complex intertwining of transnational religious belonging with projects of diasporic nationhood. In Houston, Pakistani ... More


Introduction

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter frames this community-centered ethnographic study of the Pakistani experience in Houston over a ten-year period, from 2001 to 2011. Given the heightened U.S.-government ... More


Redefining the Immigrant South: Indian and Pakistani Immigration to Houston during the Cold War

Uzma Quraishi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655192
eISBN:
9781469655215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655192.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early years of the Cold War, the United States mounted expansive public diplomacy programs in the Global South, including initiatives with the recently partitioned states of India and ... More


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