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Title Muslims in the West : from sojourners to citizens / edited by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 318 pages)
Contents Islamophobia and Muslim recognition in Britain / Steven Vertovec -- Islam in France: the shaping of a religious minority / Jocelyne Cesari -- The Turks in Germany: from sojourners to citizens / Barbara Freyer Stowasser -- Islam in Switzerland: fragmented accommodation in a federal country / Hans Mahnig -- Integration through Islam? Muslims in Norway / Kari Vogt -- From "people's home" to "multiculturalism": Muslims in Sweden / Anne Sofie Roald -- Globalization in reverse and the challenge of integration: Muslims in Denmark / Jergen Bæk Simonsen -- Muslims in Italy / Maria Adele Roggero -- Islam in the Netherlands / Thijl Sunier, Mira van Kuijeren -- Islam and Muslims in Europe: a silent revolution toward rediscovery / Tariq Ramadan -- Muslims in American public life / Mohamed Nimer -- Representation of Islam in the language of law: some recent U.S. cases / Kathleen M. Moore -- Interface between community and state: U.S. policy toward Islamists / Mamoun Fandy -- Multiple identities in a pluralistic world: Shiʻism in America / Liyakat Takim -- South Asian leadership of American Muslims / Karen Leonard -- Continental African Muslim immigrants in the United States: a historical and sociological perspective / Sulayman S. Nyang -- Crescent dawn in the great white north: Muslim Participation in the Canadian public sphere / Karim H. Karim -- Mexican Muslims in the twentieth century: challenging stereotypes and negotiating space / Theresa Alfaro Velcamp
Summary Muslims are the second largest religious group in much of Europe and northern America. The essays in this collection look both at the impact of the growing Muslim population on Western societies, and how Muslims are adpating to life in the west. Part one looks at the Muslim diaspora in Europe, comprising essays on Britain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Italy and the Netherlands. Part two turns to the Western hemisphere and Muslims in the US, Canada and Mexico
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-309) and index
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Subject Muslims -- Non-Islamic countries -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
Author Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck, 1935-
ISBN 0195148053 (alk. paper)
0195148061 (paperback; alk. paper)
0198033753 (electronic bk.)
9780195148053 (alk. paper)
9780195148060 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780198033752 (electronic bk.)