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Muslims in Britain

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Description

Drawing upon sociology, history, anthropology, and politics, this book provides an informed understanding of the daily lives of British Muslims.

Auteur

Sophie Gilliat-Ray is Senior Lecturer at the School of Religious & Theological Studies, Cardiff University, and Director of the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, Cardiff University. She is the author (with James Beckford) of Religion in Prison: Equal Rites in a Multi-Faith Society (Cambridge, 1998) and of Religion in Higher Education: The Politics of the Multi-Faith Campus (2000).



Texte du rabat

Draws on sociology, history, anthropology and politics to provide an informed understanding of the daily lives of British Muslims.



Résumé
Sophie Gilliat-Ray traces the major points of encounter between Muslims and the British from the 8th century, and explores Muslim migration to Britain in recent times. Drawing upon sociology, anthropology, politics, and geography, this comprehensive survey provides an informed understanding of the history and daily lives of British Muslims.

Contenu

Acknowledgements; Preface; Part I. Historical and Religious Roots: 1. The roots of Islam in Britain; 2. The development of Muslim communities; 3. Middle Eastern religious reform movements; 4. South Asian religious reform movements; Part II. Contemporary Dynamics: 5. Profiling British Muslim communities; 6. Religious nurture and education; 7. Religious leadership; 8. Mosques; 9. Gender, religious identity and youth; 10. Engagement and enterprise; Epilogue; Appendix: Source notes for researchers; List of references; Glossary; Index.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Muslims in Britain
Sous-titre: An Introduction
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780521536882
ISBN: 052153688X
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge University Press
nombre de pages: 336
Poids: 488g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm x T18mm
Année: 2010