First Published in 1998, this volume consists of contributors providing position of Muslim youth in a European context. Providing case studies from 5 European nations: Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. The chapters in this book draw from various of anthropological and sociological theory to discuss this topic. Many contributors relating back to ethnological research on young Muslims in relation to local government, political and religious associations, schools as well as community and family.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction, Steven Vertovec , Alisdair Rogers. 2. Islam in France: Social Challenge or Challenge of Secularism? Jocelyne Cesari. 3. Islam and Interest Struggle: Religious Collective Action among Turkish Muslims in the Netherlands, Thijl Sunier. 4. Imagining a British Muslim Identification, Yunas Samad. 5. Islam and Socialization among Turkish Minorities in Denmark: Between Culturalism and Cultural Complexity, Lars Pedersen. 6. Young Muslims in Keighley, West Yorkshire: Cultural Identity, Context and ‘Community’ , Steven Vertovec. 7. Continuity and Change: Young Turks in London, Talip Kucukcan. 8. Gender and Generation: Young Muslims in Copenhagen, Yvonne Morck. 9. Good Girls, Bad Girls: Moroccan and Turkish Runaway Girls in the Netherlands, Leine Brouwer. 10. Growing Up as a Muslim in Germany: Religious Socialization Among Turkish Migrant Families, Lale Yalcin-Heckmann. 11. Educational Needs of Muslim Children in Britain: Accommodation of Neglect? Marie Parker-Jenkins, Kaye Frances Haw.
Steven Vertovec is Director of the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Goettingen, Germany.