Muslims in contemporary Europe

a guide to selected resources in English
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Center for the Study of Global Change, Indiana University , Bloomington, IN
Muslims -- Non-Muslim countries -- Bibliography., Muslims -- Non-Muslim countries -- Social conditions -- Bibliography., Islam and state -- Europe., Europe -- Social condit
Statementcompiled for the Center for the Study of Global Change by John Russell, Kira Homo, Joel Glogowski ; under the direction of Robert Goehlert.
ContributionsRussell, John, 1920-, Homo, Kira., Glogowski, Joel., Indiana University, Bloomington. Center for the Study of Global Change.
LC ClassificationsBP52.5 .G64 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19613938M

A useful introduction to the social, political, cultural and religious position of Muslims living in contemporary Europe. It describes the history of early European Muslims and outlines the causes and courses of twentieth-century Muslim immigration. Explaining how Muslim communities have developed in individual countries, the book examines their origins, their present day ethnic composition.

'Muslims of Europe: The 'Other Europeans' is a thoughtful and ambitious reflection on the place of Islam and Muslims in Europe. Hellyer skillfully unpacks commonly used vocabulary to analyse anew the intersection of history, institutions, religious traditions and the movement of peoples and by: 9.

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Additional information regarding Muslims in contemporary Europe can be obtained via three recommended websites. The International Institute for this organization post to the website samples of their articles or book chapters.

Muslims in Europe and in the United States. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, Muslims in contemporary Europe book Size: KB. CHAPTER 1. Europe: No Entry for Islam. The flâneur, an emblematic figure of modernity since Baudelaire, is distinguished by the freedom of walking, observing as a spectator, and experiencing daily life in the urban landscape.

In contemporary societies in a migratory flux, the immigrant replaces this figure, displaces himself, traverses boundaries and integrates himself into new landscapes and Author: Nilufer Gole.

Get this from a library. The Daily Lives of Muslims: Islam and Public Confrontation in Contemporary Europe. [Nilüfer Göle; Jacqueline Lerescu] -- A remarkable and rich exploration of what it means to be a Muslim in contemporary Europe.

This new edition features a thoroughly updated final chapter with the latest research on contemporary subjects. The author begins with a Clearly written and understandably organized, this classic book about European political, social, economic, and intellectual history covers events throughout the Continent from to the present, treating /5.

Today, in addition to the fact that the majority of the world’s Muslims live in Asia and Africa, Islam is a major and fast-growing religion in Europe and America. The world’s billion Muslims live in some 57 countries and substantial populations live in Europe, and North America. Islam is the second-largest religion in Europe after Christianity.

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Although the majority of Muslim communities in Europe formed recently, there are centuries-old Muslim societies in the Balkans.

Islam entered southern Europe through the expansion of "Moors" of North Africa in the 8th–10th centuries; Muslim political entities existed firmly in what is today Spain, Portugal, Sicily and Malta. perceptions o f Islam and Muslims in contemporary Japan in a positive way.

As we have seen, h owever, the large n u mbers of Muslim refugees ente ring Europe have bee n perceived as a threat to Ja Author: Atsushi Yamagata. The book concludes with a sobering discussion of how the electoral incorporation of the Muslim minority into the European body politic may end up not fostering, but rather inhibiting, the acceptance and assimilation of Muslims into Europe.

This book is a most welcome addition to the social science literature on contemporary European politics Author: Fatma Muge Gocek.

The crux of the debate was what to do with Muslims and Islam in Europe. Wilders argued that the Quran must be banned and mosques must be shut down.

Rose, in contrast, explained that this. Introduces the social, political, cultural and religious position of Muslims living in contemporary Europe. This introduction to the story of Muslims in Western Europe describes their early history and outlines the causes and courses of modern Muslim immigration.

It explains how Muslim communities have developed in individual countries, their origins, present-day ethnic composition. The Daily Lives of Muslims engages with members of Muslim communities in twenty-one cities across Europe where controversies over integration have arisen, from the banning of the veil in France to debates surrounding Sharia law in the United Kingdom.

In doing so, Göle brings the voices of this neglected majority into the debate and uncovers a. The majority of Muslims in Europe live in eastern and central Europe and in Russia, heirs to Muslim communities that are often centuries old, as with Muslim populations in parts of southern Europe (including the Balkans) now regarded as important emerging markets by the Turkish modest fashion industry (chapter 2), though their largest European Author: Reina Lewis.

The Journal of Muslims in Europe is devoted to publishing articles dealing with contemporary issues on Islam and Muslims in Europe from all disciplines and across the whole region, as well as historical studies of relevance to the present.

The focus is on articles offering cross-country comparisons or with significant theoretical or methodological relevance to the field. 'The book provides the most comprehensive and reliable picture of Muslims in Europe. It deals with the issues of Islam and Muslims historically as well as in contemporary Europe.

It is essential reading for students, scholars, policy makers and for those who wish to understand the complex relationship between European Muslims and their societies.'. Best Contemporary Fiction Books with Islamic Themes Contemporary books about Islam which work to portray the community with respect and honesty.

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Books included should seeks to help readers learn and experience vicariously Muslims' lives and engage the reader in a quality story.

Contemporary Islam: Challenges and Opportunities > Muslims in America and Europe: The Struggle For Acceptance Previous Section: Next Section: Despite the presence of major polling data showing that American Muslims are educated, integrated, and diverse as other religious groups, the twenty-first century has been a trying time for the faith.

Undertakes a critical review of the book, Muslims in Europe, to bring out the localized analysis of Islam and Muslims in contemporary Europe which is given in much of the occidentalist literature. Shows that such a localized view does not represent the true character of the global Islamic revivalism in the post‐Cold War period, in which the phenomenon of Muslims in Europe is to be by: 4.

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Muslims in Western Europe. [Jørgen S Nielsen] -- "A useful introduction to the social, political, cultural and religious position of Muslims living in contemporary Europe, this book describes the history of early European Muslims and outlines the.

“Yilmaz’s important book charts the rise of culture as the dominant framework through which we now understand the politics of migration in Europe.

He gives a theoretically sophisticated account of the production of the ‘Muslim immigrant,’ the rise of right-wing populism, and the way ‘progressive’ values—including those of feminism. Jews, Christians and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges Overview.

The online course Jews, Christians and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges focuses on the relationships between Jews, Christians and Muslims in modern Europe and in European history. It consists of three modules, each lasting for four weeks. In addition to historical topics, such as interreligious relations in medieval Spain.

The Yearbook of Muslims in Europe provides up-to-date factual information and statistics of the situation of Muslims in 46 European countries. Preview this book» What people are saying.

Book: Islam & Muslims in the 21st Century. Author: Abdus Sattar Ghazali Pages: pages Year: ISBN Reviewed By Habib Siddiqui. In Professor Edward Said’s book –‘Orientalism’ – was published. Book Description.

Muslims in 21 st Century Europe explores the interaction between native majorities and Muslim minorities in various European countries with a view to highlighting different paths of integration of immigrant and native Muslims.

Starting with a critical overview of the institutionalisation of Islam in Europe and a discussion on the nature of Muslimophobia as a social. Throughout the nearly fifteen centuries of Muslim-Christian encounter, individual adherents of both traditions often have lived peaceably with each other.

At the same time, Muslim expansion into Christian territories and Christian imperialism in Muslims lands have fostered fear and ill-will on both sides. Repercussions from the Crusades continue to resound in the contemporary rhetoric Cited by: 2. Notably, they are less likely than non-Muslims in Europe to believe that there is a conflict between modernity and being a devout Muslim.

Solid majorities of the general publics in Germany and Spain say that there is a natural conflict between being a devout Muslim and living in a modern society. But most Muslims in both of those countries. This volume describes the main characteristics of contemporary European Islam.

Following an outline of the historical background and some statistics related to the presence of Islam in Europe, the process of growth/ the development of Islam is analysed through religious instruction in educational systems, organisational structures and the forms of political participation by Muslims.

14 Novels About Muslim Life That Shouldn't Be Missed. The friendship and family bonds depicted in this book echo the lives of many Muslims in America.

Moth Smoke by Mohsin Hamid — Pakistan. A leading Orientalist examines Muslim perceptions of Europe from the Arab conquests through the Napoleonic invasion of Egypt, some years—and, in the aggregate, condemns Muslims for failing to see and value the West as Westerners do.

Drawing on diverse Arab, Turkish, and Persian writings, Lewis (The Emergence of Modern Turkey, The Middle East and the West) defines the practical and Author: Bernard Lewis.If they do, it would only be exactly because the West has repeatedly invaded and violated the Middle East and North Africa many times.

The military actions of the US and NATO and her allies have generated tons of refugees flooding out of Syria, Li.A number of Muslims in Britain condemned the book for blasphemy. On 2 Decemberthe book was publicly burned at a demonstration in Bolton attended by 7, Muslims, followed by a similar demonstration and book-burning in Bradford on 14 January The growing number of Muslims resulted in the establishment of more than 1, mosques by Greater London: 1,