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Creating a Diasporic Public Sphere in Britain: Twelver Shia Networks in London

Creating a Diasporic Public Sphere in Britain: Twelver Shia Networks in London

2019-09-06
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Author: Oliver Scharbrodt Published online: July 24, 2019 Since the 1980s, the Borough of Brent, in north-west London, has been a major global hub of transnational Twelver Shiism. With the influx of Iraqi refugees, many clerical leaders of Twelver ...
Joining the Islamic State from France between 2014 and 2016

Joining the Islamic State from France between 2014 and 2016

2018-11-15
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An observational follow-up study Authors: Nicolas Campelo, Laura Bouzar, Alice Oppetit, Hugues Pellerin, Serge Hefez, Guillaume Bronsard, David Cohen & Dounia Bouzar Publisher: Palgrave Communications Publication Date: November 14, 2018 A new...
A minority within a minority?: the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain

A minority within a minority?: the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain

2018-11-11
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Author: Oliver Scharbrodt, University of Birmingham Published Online: November 8, 2018 Published in: Journal of Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life (2018) Publisher: Springer Netherlands Academic scholarship on Shia Muslim minorities in t...
Muslims in the American Media: From Texts to Affects

Muslims in the American Media: From Texts to Affects

2018-01-04
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Author: Kathleen M Foody Published by: Journal of Islamic Studies (Oxford University Press – January 5, 2018) Much scholarship on Islamophobia has offered helpful analyses of the ways that news media, film, television, and even political cart...
Islam in France

Islam in France

2015-01-19
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Demographics There are approximately 3.5-5 million Muslims in France, representing 6.0-8.5 percent of the total population (58.5 million). At least 2 million Muslims have French citizenship. French law forbids distinguishing citizens or residents...
Islam in Canada

Islam in Canada

2014-11-24
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Demographics Most Canadian Muslims are foreign-born, with a growing percentage born in Canada. There are also presumably a small number of converts to Islam, although there is no available statistical data. The majority of Canadian Muslims &ndas...
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