The North American Muslim Resource Guide: Muslim Community Life in the United States and Canada / Edition 1

The North American Muslim Resource Guide: Muslim Community Life in the United States and Canada / Edition 1

by Mohamed Nimer
     
 

This useful resource provides basic information about Islamic life in the United States. Coverage includes population statistics and analysis, as well as immigration information that tracks the settlement of Islamic people in the America. The guide contains contact information for mosques, community organizations, schools, women's groups, media, and student groups.

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Overview

This useful resource provides basic information about Islamic life in the United States. Coverage includes population statistics and analysis, as well as immigration information that tracks the settlement of Islamic people in the America. The guide contains contact information for mosques, community organizations, schools, women's groups, media, and student groups. Recent Islamic-American events over the past five years are also reviewed.

To see the Introduction, the table of contents, a generous selection of sample pages, and more, visit the The North American Muslim Resource Guide website.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415937283
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/20/2002
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

Glossary of Organizations
Foreword
Preface
Introduction
1Understanding the Muslim Mainstream1
2Population Groups21
A Closer Look: High-Profile Muslim Americans38
3Mosques and Islamic Centers39
A Closer Look: Services Offered by Imam Al-Khoei Foundation of New York52
4Islamic Schools53
A Closer Look: Cherry Hill Child Development Center, Montessori Preschool63
5Community Development Groups65
A Closer Look: Muslim Youth of North America79
6Ethnic Associations81
A Closer Look: The Society of Afghan Engineers93
7Social Service and Charity Organizations95
A Closer Look: Canadian Council of Muslim Women107
8Community Media109
A Closer Look: American Muslim Hour119
9Public Affairs Organizations121
A Closer Look: Karamch-Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights157
10Research Organizations159
A Closer Look: Kashmiri-Canadian Council169
Conclusion171
References179
Directory of Organizations185
Index313

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