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Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Asef Bayat and Linda Herrera

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

There has been a proliferation of interest in youth issues in recent years, and Muslim youth in particular. Young Muslims have been thrust into the global spotlight in relation to questions about ... More


Avoiding “Youthfulness?”: Young Muslims Negotiating Gender and Citizenship in France and Germany

Schirin Amir-Moazami

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/9780195369212.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter looks at the issue of “young” Muslims from the perspective of pious Muslim women in two European settings: France and Germany. It concentrates, on the one hand, on the ways in which ... More


Introduction: Being Young and Muslim in Neoliberal Times

Asef Bayat and Linda Herrera

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/9780195369212.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Muslim youth have assumed a central, if complex, place in the politics and cultures and politics of the global South and North. Their cultural behavior can be understood as representing a new arena ... More


Muslim Youth and the Claim of Youthfulness

Asef Bayat

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/9780195369212.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

In Muslim societies, youth politics has espoused two contradictory sentiments: youth as a source of fear and hope. On the one hand, youths are seen as the foot soldiers of radical Islamism and ... More


Questioning Juveniles: Law and Developmental Psychology

Barry C. Feld

in Kids, Cops, and Confessions: Inside the Interrogation Room

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727775
eISBN:
9780814770467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727775.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyzes the law that governs juvenile interrogation. The U.S. Supreme Court has emphasized that youthfulness heightens vulnerability and has directed the close scrutiny of juveniles' ... More


Youthfulness in Polybius: The Case of Philip V of Macedon

Brian McGing

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Youthfulness appears widely in Polybius as something whose failings and weakness can be disadvantageous for a leader, in spite of more positive examples of young men such as Aratus of Sicyon and ... More


Age Work

Stephen Fineman

in Organizing Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578047
eISBN:
9780191806704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578047.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter focuses on age work and its cultural meaning, ritual, and symbolism. It considers the experiences, feelings, and language produced by age constructions and their impact on the way we ... More


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