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Assimilate or Integrate? A Closer Look at South Asian Muslim Youth in New York City

Typecast and stereotyped, required to assimilate or questioned of their loyalties, the debate continues about who South Asian Muslim youth are. Instead, they should be understood in the socioeconomic and cultural context—and their multiple identities and ...

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Uncovering the Links, Part 2

From Africa With Love ...

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Inside, Outside and Everywhere In Between

"The authors in Voices of Resistance: Muslim Women on War, Faith and Sexuality resist the temptation to simplify Muslimness into one kind—whether geographically, sexually, spiritually or in terms of the many nuances of the Great Veil Debate. ...

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Cine-Patriotism

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Bollywood Imagines the Good (and Bad) Muslim

My Name is Khan...and I am not a terrorist is the already ubiquitous chorus from the most recent Bollywood blockbuster to cross over to western audiences. The film seeks to engage American anxieties around nationalism and race and at the same time ...

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Pride and Prejudice

Ismaili Muslim Community Touched Pink ...

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Muslims Across the Brown Atlantic

The Position of Muslims in the UK and the US ...

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Wedding and War in Galilee

A view of the emerging India-Israel-US axis, from a wedding in Palestine with Israeli helicopters whirring above, to Indian towns filled with Israeli soldiers looking for Shanti, to deportations and surveillance in the U.S. ...

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The Case Against Unjust Laws and Social Customs in Pakistan

Mukhtar Mai was gang-raped on orders of a tribal court and then paraded naked in town. Rather than suffering in silence, she’s taking her rapists to court, challenging Pakistan’s laws, patriarchal norms, cultural practices and social taboos. ...

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