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New Zealand's Muslims and multiculturalism 1 edition

New Zealand's Muslims and multiculturalism
Erich Kolig

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New Zealand's Muslims and multiculturalism
by Erich Kolig.

Published 2009 by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Allah is everywhere, even in New Zealand
Field research
Community, identity, diversity
The beginnings
Muslim representation
Organisational functions and aims
Outreach programmes
The myth of Muslim unity
Living among infidels
Orientalism and Islamophobia
The right to be different : Muslims in the public sphere
The New Zealand state and multiculturalism
Secularisation and the right to religion
Legal instruments
'Racial' harmony through interfaith activity
Education and policy framework
Democratic participation and public visibility of Muslims
The difficulty in standardisation of Islamic exceptionalism
Rivals for custodianship of public morality
Integration and conflict discourses
'When in Rome do as the Romans do'
The necessity of minority integration
Conflict discourses
Blasphemous libel and Islam
Danish cartoons rock the world
Gender issues : women are equal but different
Of gender separation and inequality
Concepts of decency and modesty
The Burqa case
Hijab versus Burqa
Whose authority?
The Burqa's challenge to multiculturalism
Globalisation, political Islam, and the rise of fundamentalism
Is extremism rising in New Zealand?
'Fundamentalists' and 'moderates' fighting over the Christchurch Mosque and Halal meat
Muslim firebrand preachers
Re-islamisation and fundamentalisation in the world
Fundamentalism is not all the same
The radical concept of Jihad
The spectre of terrorism
The Zaoui case
Epilogue: Muslims in the world.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Muslim minorities -- v. 9


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
DU424.5.M87 K65 2009

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p. cm.

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