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    Muslim Communities in North America (Suny Series, Middle Eastern Studies) (Paperback) Edited by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Edited by Jane Idleman Smith

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    DescriptionThis book provides the first in-depth look at Muslim life and institutions forming in North America. It considers the range of Islamic life in North America with its different racial-ethnic and cultural identities, customs, and religious orientations. Issues of acculturation, ethnicity, orthodoxy, and the changing roles of women are brought into focus. The authors provide insight into the lives of recent immigrants who are asking what is Islamically appropriate in a non-Muslim environment. Contrasts are drawn between Sunni and Shi'i groups, and attention is given to the activities of some Sufi organizations. The growing Islamic community among African-American Muslims is examined, including the followers of Warith Deen Muhammed and the sectarians identified with black power, such as the Nation of Islam, Darul Islam, and the Five Percenters. The authors document the challenges and issues that American Muslims face, such as prejudice and racism; pressure from overseas Muslims; dress and education; the influence of Islamic revivalism on the development of the community in this country; and the maintenance of Muslim identity amidst the pressure for assimilation.


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    Title
    Muslim Communities in North America
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Edited by Jane Idleman Smith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 545
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 771 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780791420201
    ISBN 10: 0791420205
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KB
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JFSR2, HRH
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    BISAC V2.8: SOC000000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25470
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 47
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: REL037000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KB
    DC22: 297.0973, 297/.0973
    LC subject heading:
    DC20: 297.097
    LC classification: BP67.U6 M8
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BP67.U6 M86 1994
    Thema V1.0: JBSR, NHTB, QRP
    Edition statement
    New.
    Publisher
    State University of New York Press
    Imprint name
    State University of New York Press
    Publication date
    01 December 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Albany, NY