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The Globalization of Islam

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad

in The Oxford History of Islam

Published in print December 1999 | ISBN: 9780195107999
Published online November 2007 |
 						 The Globalization of Islam

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This chapter examines Muslims and Islam in the West. It discusses Muslim communities of the West, Western immigration policies, challenges faced by Muslims living in the West, the creation of the mosque culture, development of Islamic umbrella organizations, Islamic education, interfaith relations, security concerns, the cultural divide, Islamic law, and Muslim political power and influence.

Keywords: Islam; Muslims; West; immigration; political activity

Chapter.  16695 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture ; Islam

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