Publisher’s description The French government’s 2004 decision to ban Islamic headscarves and other religious signs from public schools puzzled many observers, both because it seemed to infringe needlessly on religious[…]
Publisher’s description On British Islam examines the history and everyday workings of Islamic institutions in Britain, with a focus on shariʿa councils. These councils concern themselves with religious matters, especially[…]
Understanding the differences between the two most populous branches of Islam is essential for comprehending many of the geo-political conflicts in the Middle East as well as community tensions in[…]
Journal abstract Nine reported reasons for converting to Islam were quantitatively assessed regarding prevalence and importance among 304 women in the United States. The appeal of Muslim moral values and[…]
Class, gender and religious influences on changing patterns of Pakistani Muslim male violence in Bradford
Suggests that analysis of Pakistani Muslim communities requires explanation not just in terms of social class and ‘race’ but also with reference to religion and culture insists that there is[…]
This book provides a series of articles concerning a multitude of issues facing British Muslims since the attacks on September 11th 2001.
This book focuses on the Muslim communities within Bradford, UK.