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Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... part­v Networking Muslim Citizenship A crucial ele ment of religious modernity is citizenship. Citizenship brings up categories of majority/minority but also indigenous/immigrant. These catego- ries were re imagined and thrust into the thicket of po liti cal and popu lar imagi- nation with 9...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... American Muslims could assert their citizenship and gain a sense of po liti cal belonging are also the means by which they could be alienated from Amer i ca? Migration and Community in Islam In order to understand how Muslims of immigrant backgrounds have inter- faced with U.S. politics of secularism, it...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... their native city. At last all Muslims those Meccans who initially had immigrated to Medina, those Medinans who had joined them, and other tribes who had become their allies then also submitted to God were able to return to Mecca in a peaceful pilgrimage. When they returned in January 630, Muhammad...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... part­II Revaluing Muslim Comparativists In Islamicate civilization and thought, the urge to compare religious and social truths is driven by the desire to find instructive lessons. These lessons can be derived from rational thinking, critical observation, and historical inquiry, but at stake...
Published: 14 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002451-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0245-1
...7g l o b a l l o c k d o w N Postcolonial Expansion of National Citizenship and Immigration Controls The newly triumphant politicians seemed to require borders and passports first of all. What had once been the imaginative liberation of a people Aimé Césaire s inventions of new souls and the...
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... chapter focuses on the exclusion of Muslim minorities in Europe, India, and China and the civilizational legitimation of that exclusion. It highlights the similarities and differences in these patterns of exclusion. ...
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... chapter focuses on the exclusion of Muslim minorities in Europe, India, and China and the civilizational legitimation of that exclusion. It highlights the similarities and differences in these patterns of exclusion. This chapter goes to the heart of civilization practice, namely the religious...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
...seventeen Preface and Conclusion, from New Faiths, Old Fears: Muslims and Other Asian Immigrants in American Religious Life | 2002 Preface What are the New Faiths of the third millennium? The New Faiths are identi- fied with Asia. Dominant among them, in numbers and influence, are Islam, Hinduism...
Published: 30 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012436-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1243-6
... exhibition s title.13 Yet the 124 C H A P T E R T H R E E images also included portraits of Indo- Caribbean immigrants and fami- lies; Muslim Americans from pre- Partition Punjab and Bengal; multi- racial, queer, and trans immigrant subjects; and Sikh immigrants, who have been marginalized and persecuted by...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007166-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
...PART III EMBODIMENT, SUBJECTIVITY, AND BELONGING This page intentionally left blank 8 THOSE WHO PRAY TOGETHER RELIGIOUS PRACTICE, AFFECT, AND DISSENT AMONG MUSLIMS IN ASANTE (GHANA) BENEDIKT PONTZEN In 2011, the people of Kokote Zongo conducted their id prayers in an open venue in the middle of...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In this chapter, the author describes his meeting with a man who had put him on a hit-list. This man, Mr. Barotia, was a member of an ultra-right-wing Hindu group, and offended that the author had married a Muslim. Mr. Barotia was proud of the killings of Muslims in Gujarat. The author disliked...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
...-­year-o­ ld Michael Enright, who asked the cabbie a question that has now been heard around the world: “Are you a Muslim?” When the driver said yes, the passenger first greeted him in Arabic and then said, “Consider this a checkpoint.” Enright pulled out a knife and, in the words of an assistant...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In this chapter, the author describes his meeting with a man who had put him on a hit-list. This man, Mr. Barotia, was a member of an ultra-right-wing Hindu group, and offended that the author had married a Muslim. Mr. Barotia was proud of the killings of Muslims in Gujarat. The author...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... Muslims, in the 1930s and 1940s, those who came to this country didn’t establish separate ethnic enclaves like later immigrants. Instead, they formed “networks that w­ ere embedded in working-­class Creole, African- merican,­A and Puerto Rican neighborhoods and entwined with the lives of their...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372929-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7292-9
... Chapter 5 emphasizes that the double standard applied today to non-western migrant populations—according to which men are the “dangerous Other” while women are the “victims to be rescued”—follows a political economic logic. Analyzing the strategic role of non-western migrant women (Muslim and...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372929-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7292-9
... femocrats in the campaign against Islamic patriarchy and Muslim women’s “special exposure” to misogyny and gender violence. The claim in this chapter is that the constitution of a common space in which seemingly oppositional forces such as feminism and right-wing nationalism can voice concerns about gender...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... garden of the Kunsthalle Museum in Vienna in 2007, this chapter examines the artistic scene as an interactive but contentious space between diverse cultures and publics. This statue violates the intimacy and piety of a Muslim woman by exposing her nakedness to the public gaze at the same time that it...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... fundamen- talism and vio lence as well as his sociohistorical analy sis of Asian, especially Asian Muslim, immigrants to the United States document a scholarly response to public perceptions of Islam and Muslims after 1979. His writings on Sufism, Allah and the Qur an, in addition to those on Muslim...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-463
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
..., Margo Kitts, and Michael Jerryson (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013), 126 52. Used by permission of Oxford University Press. chapter 17. Bruce B. Lawrence, preface and conclusion, to New Faiths, Old Fears: Muslims and Other Asian Immigrants in American Religious Life (New York: Columbia...
Published: 13 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007036-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0703-6
... anxiously an- nounced, The Muslims Are Coming Here! (R. Bailey, 1990). World suggests that evangelicals should not just center their anti- immigrant fervor on Mexico: Canada s generous welfare program, lax im- migration policies, and high Muslim immigrant population provide an ideal MULT IPLE LO G IC S...