ISBN-10:
9004175059
ISBN-13:
9789004175051
Pub. Date:
09/24/2009
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Yearbook of Muslims in Europe: Volume 1

Yearbook of Muslims in Europe: Volume 1

by Jorgen Nielsen, S. Akgönül

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ISBN-13: 9789004175051
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/24/2009
Series: Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Series , #1
Pages: 562
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Editor-in-Chief
Jørgen S. Nielsen, Ph.D. (1978) in Arab history, American University of Beirut, has researched and published extensively on Islam in Europe, including “Muslims in western Europe” (3rd ed., Edinburgh University Press, 2004). He is currently Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Copenhagen.

Editors
Samim Akgönül, Ph.D. (2001) historian and political scientist, is Associate Professor at Strasbourg University and senior researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). He studies the evolution of minority concepts as well as religious minorities in Eastern and Western Europe.

Ahmet Alibašić is a lecturer at the Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo, and director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Sarajevo. He was educated in Kuala Lumpur (Islamic studies, political sciences, and Islamic civilization). He also served as the first director of the Interreligious Institute in Sarajevo (2007-2008).

Brigitte Maréchal, Ph.D. (2006) in sociology, graduated in political sciences and islamology, is Professor at the Université Catholique de Louvain. She is director of Cismoc (Centre Interdisciplinaire d’Etudes de l’Islam dans le Monde Contemporain) and published extensively on European Islam.

Christian Moe, Ph.D. candidate, history of religion, University of Oslo, is a freelance writer and researcher in Slovenia, focusing on Balkan Muslims, human rights, and religious reform. He is co-editor of New Directions in Islamic Thought (I. B. Tauris, 2009).

Editorial Assistant
Nadia Jeldtoft is a Ph.D. Fellow at the Centre for European Islamic Thought at the University of Copenhagen. She works on minority issues and religious identity of Muslim minorities in Europe and is currently focusing on everyday forms of Islam with non-organized Muslim minorities in Germany, England and Denmark. She has recently published “Other Muslim Identities - a study of non-organized Muslim minorities” [Andre Muslimske identiteter - et studie af ikke-organiserede muslimer] in Islamforskning 1:2008.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

The editors
Editorial Advisers
Foreword

Part 1: Country surveys, Edited by Jørgen S. Nielsen, Ahmet Alibašić and Brigitte Maréchal

- Introduction
- Defining Muslims, by Nadia Jeldtoft
- Country surveys:

Albania
Austria
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Kosovo
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Malta
Montenegro
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Rumania
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United Kingdom

Part 2: Analysis, Edited by Samim Akgönül and Christian Moe

Turkey-EU relations: The impact of Islam on Europe, Ayhan Kaya

European Muslim youth: Towards a cool Islam?, Miriam Gazzah

Muslim veiling controversies in Europe, Dominic McGoldrick

Media and Muslims in Europe, Isabelle Rigoni

Freedom of expression and religious feelings, Niraj Nathwani

Part 3: Book reviews, Edited by Christian Moe and Samim Akgönül

Islam in Europe: Diversity, Identity and Influence. By Aziz Al-Azmeh and Effie Fokas (eds). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007 (Christian Moe)

The New Frontiers of Jihad: Radical Islam in Europe. By Alison Pargeter. London/New York: I.B. Tauris, 2008 (Marc Sageman).

The Study of Religion and the Training of Muslim Clergy in Europe: Academic and Religious Freedom in the 21st Century. By W.B. Drees and P.J. van Koningsveld (eds). Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2008 (Martha Frederiks).

Islam and Muslims in Germany. By Ala Al-Hamarneh and Jörn Thielmann (eds). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2008 (Gerdien Jonker).

Young, British and Muslim. By Philip Lewis. London: Continuum, 2007.
Young British Muslim Voices. By Anshuman A. Mondal. Oxford: Greenwood World Publishing, 2008 (Claire Dwyer).

The Muslim Brothers in Europe: Roots and Discourse. By Brigitte Maréchal. Leiden: Brill, 2008 (Lena Larsen).

Penser l’islam dans la laïcité. Les musulmans de France et la République. By Frank Frégosi. Paris: Fayard, 2008 (Thierry Zarcone).

Stolen Honor: Stigmatizing Muslim Men in Berlin. By Katherine Pratt Ewing. Stanford/California: Stanford University Press, 2008 (Nikola Tietze).

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