Muslim Minorities

Editorial board: Jørgen S. Nielsen, University of Copenhagen, Aminah McCloud, DePaul University, Chicago and Jörn Thielmann, Erlangen University

Eren Tatari, Rollins College

This book explores which factors facilitate or hinder effective Muslim political representation in Britain, and how representation styles of Muslim elected officials shape these factors.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269699
Publication date: 
June 2014

Edited by Stanisław Grodź, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, and Gina Gertrud Smith, CEIT, University of Copenhagen

In this book the contributors analyse the ways in which the Senegalese, Ghanaian and Fulbe migrants in France, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland negotiate their religious and ethnic identities.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270367
Publication date: 
May 2014

Synnøve K.N. Bendixsen

The Religious Identity of Young Muslim Women in Berlin offers an in-depth ethnographic account of Muslim youth’s religious identity formation and their everyday life engagement with Islam. It deals with the reconstruction of selfhood and the collective content of identity formation in an...
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221161
Publication date: 
April 2013

Samim Akgönül, Strasbourg University

The Minority Concept in the Turkish Context discusses the concept of minority in the specific Turkish context by using three different case studies: religious minorities in Turkey, Muslims of Greece and Turks in France.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222113
Publication date: 
March 2013

Kerstin Rosenow-Williams, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

In Organizing Muslims and Integrating Islam in Germany, Kerstin Rosenow-Williams analyzes the challenges faced by Islamic organizations in Germany since the beginning of the 21st century, providing original empirical insights based on an innovative sociological research perspective.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004230552
Publication date: 
October 2012

Christopher Flood, University of Surrey; Stephen Hutchings, University of Manchester; Galina Miazhevich, Christ Church, University of Oxford; Henri Nickels, European Union Fundamental Rights Agency

At a time of tension between some Muslim and non-Muslim countries, accompanied by frictions between Muslim and non-Muslim majorities or minorities within states, this collection centres on the often distorted perceptions underlying public debates over collective identities and cultures.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231023
Publication date: 
July 2012

Christine M. Jacobsen, University of Bergen

Drawing on a broad range of theorizing in anthropology and the social sciences, this book provides an in-depth ethnographic account of how 'young Muslims' in Norway engage and rework Islamic traditions in a context of international migration, globalization, and secular modernity.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178908
Publication date: 
December 2010

Erich Kolig, University of Otago

The book offers an ethnography of the Muslim minority in New Zealand with special emphasis on policy aspects relevant to the integration of Muslims in the host society. The book also discusses many other issues, such as Muslim political representation, inner coherence of the Muslim community,...
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178359
Publication date: 
October 2009

Brigitte Maréchal

Based on interviews and discourse of the Muslim Brotherhood members, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the ways in which their historical heritage is appropriated and continued beyond the movement's internal tensions and pretension to represent the Islamic orthodoxy.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167810
Publication date: 
September 2008

Edited by Ala Al-Hamarneh, University of Mainz, and Jörn Thielmann, Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe EZIRE

The contributions in this volume aim to reflect the variety of current Muslim social practices and life-worlds in Germany. The volume presents fresh theoretical approaches and in-depth analyses of a rich mosaic of communities, cultures and social practices. Issues of politics, religion, society,...
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004158665
Publication date: 
February 2008

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