In view of the growing influence of religion in public life on the national and international scenes, Muslim Diaspora in the West constitutes a timely contribution to scholarly debates and a response to concerns raised in the West about Islam and Muslims within diaspora. It begins with the premise that diasporic communities of Islamic cultures, while originating in countries dominated by Islamic laws and religious practices, far from being uniform, are in fact shaped in their existence and experiences by a complex web of class, ethnic, gender, religious and regional factors, as well as the cultural and social influences of their adopted homes.
Within this context, this volume brings together work from experts within Europe and North America to explore the processes that shape the experiences and challenges faced by migrants and refugees who originate in countries of Islamic cultures. Presenting the latest research from a variety of locations on both sides of The Atlantic, Muslim Diaspora in the West addresses the realities of diasporic life for self-identified Muslims, addressing questions of integration, rights and equality before the law, and challenging stereotypical views of Muslims. As such, it will appeal to scholars with interests in race and ethnicity, cultural, media and gender studies, and migration.
War in resource-rich northern Mozambique – Six scenarios
Francisco Almeida dos Santos
Impacts of school closures on children in developing countries: Can we learn something from the past?
Evaluation of Sida’s Model for Bilateral Research Cooperation
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Values education for public integrity. What works and what doesn’t
Carissa Munro, Monica Kirya
Anti-corruption in Covid-19 preparedness and response. Mainstreaming integrity into pandemic plans and policies
Ebola outbreak 2014-2016: Effects on other health services
Ottar Mæstad,Eskindir Loha Shumbullo
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 3. The international journey – from ambition to ambivalence
Phil Mason OBE
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 4. Evidence on anti-corruption – the struggle to understand what works
Phil Mason OBE
Supporting civil society during the Covid-19 pandemic. The potentials of online collaborations for social accountability
Saul Mullard, Per Aarvik