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Muslim Communities in Australia - Shahram Akbarzadeh

Muslim Communities in Australia

Paperback

Published: 1st September 2001
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This book brings together the foremost scholars of Islam and Muslim politics in Australia to consider the relationship between Australian politics and society and Muslim Communities in Australia. - The book responds to such questions as: - Is there a Muslim community in Australia? - How do national differences affect the assumed 'Muslim community'? - How do Muslim residents in Australia identify themselves? - How has the experience of migration affected their sense of identity? - Does the establishment of Islamic schooling and finance amount to the separation of Muslims from the mainstream of Australian society? - How has the Australian mainstream media portrayed Muslims in Australia and how has this portrayal changed over the last 30 years? - By addressing such critical issues, the book will present a well-rounded picture of the Muslim experience in Australia and highlight key issues of concern for the Muslim community.

ISBN: 9780868405803
ISBN-10: 0868405809
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st September 2001
Publisher: UNSW Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.35