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Geographies of Muslim identities : diaspora, gender and belonging

Author: Cara Aitchison; Peter Hopkins; Mei-po Kwan
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
Series: Re-materialising cultural geography.
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Identities can be transformed across time and space by both global and local events. This timely book collects a range of cutting-edge contributions to illustrate the ways in which Muslim identities are constructed, represented, negotiated and contested in everyday life in a wide variety of international contexts, focusing upon issues connected with diaspora, gender and belonging.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Geographies of Muslim identities.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007
(DLC) 2007001509
(OCoLC)78893171
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cara Aitchison; Peter Hopkins; Mei-po Kwan
ISBN: 9780754685975 0754685977
OCLC Number: 317744530
Description: 1 online resource (x, 208 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction : geographies of Muslim identities / Peter E. Hopkins, Mei-Po Kwan and Cara Carmichael Aitchison --
Ch. 2. Beyond the mosque : Turkish immigrants and the practice and politics of islam in Duisburg-Marxloh, Germany / Patricia Ehrkamp --
Ch. 3. Visible minorities : constructing and deconstructing the 'Muslim Iranian' diaspora / Cameron McAuliffe --
Ch. 4. The other within the same : some aspects of Scottish-Pakistani identity in suburban Glasgow / Sadiq Mir --
Ch. 5. Migration and the construction of Muslim women's identity in Northern Ireland / Gabriele Marranci --
Ch. 6. Reconstructing 'Muslimness' : new bodies in urban Indonesia / Sonja van Wichelen --
Ch. 7. Safe and risky spaces : gender, ethnicity and culture in the leisure lives of young South Asian women / Eileen Green and Carrie Singleton --
Ch. 8. Daughters of Islam, sisters in sport / Tess Kay --
Ch. 9. Cultural Muslims : the evolution of Muslim identity in Soviet and post-Soviet Central Asia / William C. Rowe --
Ch. 10. Islam and national development : a cross-cultural comparison of the role of religion in the process of economic development and cultural change / Samuel Zalanga --
Ch. 11. Young Muslim men's experiences of local landscapes after 11 September 2001 --
Peter E. Hopkins.
Series Title: Re-materialising cultural geography.
Responsibility: edited by Cara Aitchison, Peter Hopkins and Mei-Po Kwan.

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