Young American Muslims: Dynamics of Identity by Nahid KabirYoung American Muslims: Dynamics of Identity by Nahid Kabir

Young American Muslims: Dynamics of Identity

byNahid Kabir

Paperback | September 23, 2014

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What is it like to be a young Muslim in America? Many young Americans cherish an American dream, "that all men are created equal". And the election of America's first black President in 2008 has shown that America has moved forward. Yet since 9/11 Muslim Americans have faced renewedchallenges, with their loyalty and sense of belonging being questioned. Nahid Kabir takes you on a journey into the ideas, outlooks and identity of young Muslims in Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York and Virginia. Based on around 400 in-depth interviews with young Muslims, discoverthe similarities and differences between ethnic and racial groups such as Iranians, Arab Americans and African Americans. Find out how they rate President Obama as a national and world leader, where they stand on the Israeli-Palestine issue and how the media impacts on them.
Nahid Afrose Kabir is Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding, University of South Australia. She was a visiting fellow (2009-2011) at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University, USA. Dr Kabir is the author of Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the...
Title:Young American Muslims: Dynamics of IdentityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9.21 × 6.1 × 0.59 inPublished:September 23, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0748695869

ISBN - 13:9780748695867


Editorial Reviews

"Young American Muslims: Dynamics of Identity is an incisive, informative and accessible study, written in well-organised and succinct chapters promoting dialogue and critical engagement." --Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh, LSE Review of Books