By Abdulkader H Sinno
Looking heavily at family members among Muslims and their host international locations, Abdulkader H. Sinno and a world workforce of students research questions of political illustration, identification politics, civil liberties, immigration, and safety concerns. whereas many have problematized Muslims within the West, this quantity takes a different stance through viewing Muslims as a normative, or even confident, impression in Western politics. Squarely political and transatlantic in scope, the essays during this gathered paintings specialise in Islam and Muslim electorate in Europe and the Americas seeing that Sept. 11, the eu bombings, and the new riots in France. major subject matters contain Muslim political participation and activism, perceptions approximately Islam and politics, Western attitudes approximately Muslim visibility within the political area, radicalization of Muslims in an age of obvious shrinking of civil liberties, and private protection in politically uneasy times.
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