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Muslims in the West: From Sojourners to Citizens

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad


Today, Muslims are the second-largest religious group in much of Europe and Northern America. The chapters in this collection look both at the impact of the growing Muslim population on Western societies, and how Muslims are adapting to life in the West. Part 1 looks at the Muslim diaspora in Europe, comprising chapters on Britain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, and the Netherlands. Part 2 turns to the Western Hemisphere and Muslims in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Throughout, the chapters contend with such questions as: Can Muslims retain their faith an ... More

Keywords: Muslims, religious group, Europe, Northern America, Western societies, diaspora, faith, identity, pluralism, equal rights

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Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780195148053
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148053.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, editor
Georgetown University
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Jane I. Smith

Part I Carving up Muslim Space in Western Europe

8 Muslims in Italy

Maria Adele Roggero

9 Islam in the Netherlands

Thijl Sunier, and Mira van Kuijeren

Part II Muslims in American Public Space

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