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Senegalese Enclaves in New York City

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter addresses the formation process of Senegalese neighborhoods. It identifies three areas with large concentrations of Senegalese people: the enclave in Harlem called “Little Senegal” or “ ... More


Gender and Generational Relations

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter focuses on individual trajectories. It addresses the impact of women labor force participation on household relations and argues that, because of the crisis in gender roles, Senegalese ... More


Relations to Other Immigrant Associations

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter discusses the wider field of associational life into which Senegalese are inserted and how these relate to Sufi societies. These include the Senegalese Catholic Association of America ... More


“Good Muslims,” “Good Blacks”

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter begins by reviewing four theories drawn from the social movement literature which have been put forward to account for the response of the state to the religious demands of Muslim ... More


Prologue

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of developments that have contributed to the placement of the Islamic question (the concern of various national and international actors to ... More


The Formation and Transformation of Sufi Societies

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter provides details about Senegalese Sufi communities in New York. It focuses on the Murid and Tijani Sufi communities because they are the most visible and easily accessed groups. Their ... More


Sufis, Society, and the State

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter offers a broad overview of the religious experience of Senegalese in the 20th century and analyzes the formation of the Senegalese religious landscape and how it relates to modern ... More


Immigration or Death

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter discusses the development consequences of Senegalese emigration in the homeland, including in the religious strongholds of Senegalese Sufi groups. It shows that migrating Senegalese of ... More


The Transnational Spiritual Economy

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter discusses the efforts of immigrants and religious actors in a home country to build and sustain a transnational spiritual economy. Specialists in the production and dissemination of ... More


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