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Author Abdi, Cawo M., 1970- author

Title Elusive Jannah : the Somali diaspora and a borderless Muslim identity / Cawo M. Abdi
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2015]
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Contents Introduction: Muslim African refugees and border politics -- The genesis of contemporary Somali migrations -- United Arab Emirates: partial belonging and temporary visas -- South Africa: insecurity in racialized spaces -- United States: slippery Jannah? -- Conclusion: Muslim African refugees in perpetual passage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation.
Muslims -- Cultural assimilation.
Somali diaspora.
Somalis -- South Africa -- Social conditions.
Somalis -- United Arab Emirates -- Social conditions.
Somalis -- United States -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1452945047 (electronic bk)
9781452945040 (electronic bk)