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Author Cesari, Jocelyne.

Title When Islam and democracy meet : Muslims in Europe and in the United States / Jocelyne Cesari.

Publication Info. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  297.09 C421W    Check Shelf
Description x, 267 pages ; 22 cm
Note Previous ed.: 2004.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-261) and index.
Contents Introduction : from clash to encounter -- The numbers debate -- pt. I. Islam and the West : mutual transformation -- Islam as stigma -- The secularization of individual Islamic practice -- The secularization of Islamic institutions in Europe and the United States : two approaches -- pt. II. The imagined community -- The absolutized community -- The virtual community -- pt. III. The reinvented community : new figures of Islamic authority in the West -- Bureaucratic and parochial leaders -- Transnational leaders and charismatic speakers -- The reformation of Islamic thought -- Conclusion : toward a reconciliation of Islam and the West? -- Appendix I: Estimates of population identified as Muslims, European Union member states -- Appendix II: American Muslim organizations -- Appendix III: Muslim umbrella organizations in Europe -- Glossary.
Subject Islam -- 20th century.
Muslims -- Non-Islamic countries.
Islamic countries -- Relations -- Europe.
Europe -- Relations -- Islamic countries.
United States -- Relations -- Islamic countries.
Islamic countries -- Relations -- United States.
ISBN 9781403971463
1403971463 paperback
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