Islam in Transition: Religion and Identity among British Pakistani Youth

Islam in Transition: Religion and Identity among British Pakistani Youth

by Jessica Jacobson
     
 

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Islam in Transition focuses on the ways in which Islamic religion still engenders powerful loyalties within what is now a predominantly secular society and how, in their continual adherence to their religion, many young British Pakistanis find a welcome sense of stability and permanence. By presenting material collected in field-work study and by using

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Islam in Transition focuses on the ways in which Islamic religion still engenders powerful loyalties within what is now a predominantly secular society and how, in their continual adherence to their religion, many young British Pakistanis find a welcome sense of stability and permanence. By presenting material collected in field-work study and by using extensive quotations from interviews, the author argues that in a world where concepts of identity are always being challenged traditional sources of authority and allegiance still survive.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134697090
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/21/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
310 KB

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