Growing Up Muslim: Muslim College Students in America Tell Their Life Stories

Growing Up Muslim: Muslim College Students in America Tell Their Life Stories

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ISBN-13: 9780801479151
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 04/15/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 866,873
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Andrew Garrod is Professor Emeritus of Education at Dartmouth College. He is coeditor of I Am Where I Come Frome: Native American College Students and Graduates Tell Their Life Stories; Growing Up Muslim: Muslim College Students in America Tell Their Life Stories, First Person, First Peoples: Native American College Graduates Tell Their Life Stories, Balancing Two Worlds: Asian American College Students Tell Their Life Stories, Mi Voz, Mi Vida: Latino College Students Tell Their Life Stories, and Mixed: Multiracial College Students Tell Their Life Stories, all from Cornell.

Robert Kilkenny is Executive Director of the Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention. He is coeditor of I Am Where I Come From; Mixed; Mi Voz, Mi Vida; and Balancing Two Worlds, all from Cornell.

Eboo Patel, a leading public figure in the Muslim American community, is the author of Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, in the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation and Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America. He is also a regular contributor to the Washington Post, National Public Radio, and CNN, and he was a member of President Obama’s Advisory Council of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Eboo Patel
PART I. STRUGGLES WITH DIVERSITY
1. Far from Getting Lost
Zahra Ahmed
2. A World More Complex Than I Thought
Ala' Alrababa’h
3. My Expanding World
Asyah Saif
4. The Novice’s Story
Abdul Moustafa
PART II. STRUGGLES WITH ISLAMOPHOBIA
5. A Muslim Citizen of the Democratic West
Aly Rahim
6. Living Like a Kite
Shakir Quraishi
PART III. STRUGGLES WITH SEXUALITY AND RELATIONSHIPS
7. The Burden
Abdel Jamali
8. My Permanent Home
Sabeen Hassanali
PART IV. STRUGGLES WITH PIETY
9. On the Outside
Arif Khan
10. Being Muslim at Dartmouth
Adam W.
11. Shadowlands
Sarah Chaudhry
12. The Headscarf
Sara L.
PART V. STRUGGLES WITH FAMILY
13. A Child of Experience
Tafaoul Abdelmagid
14. A Debt to Those Who Know Us
Nasir Nasser
About the Editors and Author of the Introduction

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