Publisher: Rutgers University Press (May 19, 2011)
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In Muslims in movement, Nazli Kibria presents a comparative examine Bangladeshi Muslims in numerous worldwide contexts--including Britain, the united states, the center East, and Malaysia. Kibria examines foreign migrant flows from Bangladesh, and considers how such migrations proceed to form Islamization in those parts. Having carried out greater than two hundred in-depth interviews, she explores how, in societies as varied as those, migrant Muslims, of their daily lives, try to accomplish monetary profits, maintain neighborhood and family members existence, and become aware of a feeling of dignity and honor.Muslims in movement deals clean insights into the prominence of Islam in those groups, particularly an Islam outlined by way of fundamentalist routine and ideologies. Kibria additionally makes a speciality of the complicated importance of nationality--with wealthy analyses of the diaspora, the position of gender and sophistication, and the a number of identities of the migrants, she exhibits how nationality might be either a serious resource of help and in addition of trouble for plenty of of their efforts to achieve lives of dignity. via bringing to lifestyles an unlimited diversity of reports, this ebook demanding situations winning stereotypes of Muslims.