Europes Angry Muslims: The Revolt of The Second Generation

Paperback | December 14, 2015

byRobert Leiken

not yet rated|write a review
Bombings in London, riots in Paris, terrorists in Germany, fury over mosques, veils and cartoons - such headlines underscore the tensions between Muslims and their European hosts. Did too much immigration, or too little integration, produce Muslim second-generation anger? Is that rage importedor spawned inside Europe itself? What do the conflicts between Muslims and their European hosts portend for an America encountering its own angry Muslims? Europe's Angry Muslims traces the routes, expectations and destinies of immigrant parents and the plight of their children, transporting both the general reader and specialist from immigrants' ancestral villages to their strange new-fangled enclaves in Europe. It guides readers through Islamicnomenclature, chronicles the motive force of the Islamist narrative, offers them lively portraits of jihadists (a convict, a convert, and a community organizer) takes them inside radical mosques and into the minds of suicide bombers. The author interviews former radicals and security agents,examines court records and the sermons of radical imams and draws on a lifetime of personal experience with militant movements to present an account of the explosive fusion of Muslim immigration, Islamist grievance and second-generation alienation. Robert Leiken shines an unsentimental and yet compassionate light on Islam's growing presence in the West, combining in-depth reporting with cutting-edge and far-ranging scholarship in an engaging narrative that is both moving and mordant. Leiken's nuanced and authoritative analysis - historical,sociological, theological and anthropological - warns that "conflating rioters and Islamists, folk and fundamentalist Muslims, pietists and jihadis, immigrants and their children is the method of strategic incoherence - 'in the night all cats are black.'"

Pricing and Purchase Info

$21.80 online
$24.50 list price (save 11%)
Ships within 1-2 weeks
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Bombings in London, riots in Paris, terrorists in Germany, fury over mosques, veils and cartoons - such headlines underscore the tensions between Muslims and their European hosts. Did too much immigration, or too little integration, produce Muslim second-generation anger? Is that rage importedor spawned inside Europe itself? What do th...

Robert S. Leiken is a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. His commentaries have appeared in the major American newspapers and his reports and essays in Foreign Affairs, The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, The Weekly Standard, Foreign Policy, The Times Literary Supplement, Commentary, Washington Post Out...

other books by Robert Leiken

Europe's Angry Muslims: The Revolt of The Second Generation
Europe's Angry Muslims: The Revolt of The Second Genera...

Kobo ebook|Feb 15 2011

$11.59 online$14.99list price(save 22%)
Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:December 14, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190275413

ISBN - 13:9780190275419

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Europes Angry Muslims: The Revolt of The Second Generation

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

ProloguePart One: IN FRANCE1. Europe's First Angry Muslim2. A French Intifada?3. A French RevoltPart Two: GUIDES FOR THE PERPLEXED4. A User's Guide5. The Outside6. The Unwanted7. Angles of AggregationPart Three: IN BRITAIN8. Ghost Towns9. Cousins10. The Lords of Londonistan11. The Life and Loves of a Suicide BomberPart Four: IN GERMANY12. Germany's Hot Summer13. Germany's Young TurksPart Five: FINALE14. Figures in the CarpetAcknowledgmentsNotesGlossaryIndex

Editorial Reviews

"Never before has a book conveyed more hard-headedly how unwanted the Muslim migration to Britain was-and remains-by almost all parties, the newcomers not excepted.The poignant consequences for the typical immigrant's children are laid out by Leiken with literary skill." --The New Republic