Making European Muslims

Making European Muslims

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Making European Muslims provides an in-depth examination of what it means to be a young Muslim in Europe today, where the assumptions, values and behavior of the family and those of the majority society do not always coincide. Focusing on the religious socialization of Muslim children at home, in semi-private Islamic spaces such as mosques and Quran schools, and in public schools, the original contributions to this volume focus largely on countries in northern Europe, with a special emphasis on the Nordic region, primarily Denmark. Case studies demonstrate the ways that family life, public education, and government policy intersect in the lives of young Muslims and inform their developing religious beliefs and practices. Mark Sedgwicka€™s introduction provides a framework for theorizing Muslimness in the European context, arguing that Muslim children must navigate different and sometimes contradictory expectations and demands on their way to negotiating a European Muslim identity.... RSF%20European%20Research%20on%20Islam%20and%20Muslims.pdf. 5. Tariq Modood, ... 7.See Tuula Gordon, Janet Hollandand Elina Lahelma, ... Paul Anthony Atkinson and Sara Delamont (London: Sage, 2007), 188Ay203. 8.

Title:Making European Muslims
Author:Mark Sedgwick
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-09-19


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