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Islam in the Hinterlands

Muslim Cultural Politics in Canada

By Jasmin Zine (Edited by)

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Format: Hardback, 340 pages
Published In: Canada, 20 April 2012
Islam in the Hinterlands will be of interest to scholars and students of Canadian Muslim Studies, sociology, cultural studies, gender studies, and politics.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Muslim Cultural Politics in the Canadian Hinterlands / Jasmin Zine Part 1: Gender and Cultural Politics 1 Unsettling the Nation: Gender, Race, and Muslim Cultural Politics in Canada / Jasmin Zine 2 The Great Canadian "Shar'ia" Debate / Itrath Syed 3 Toward a Framework for Investigating Muslim Women and Political Engagement in Canada / Katherine Bullock Part 2: Media and Representation 4 Colluding Hegemonies: Constructing the Muslim Other Post-9/11 / Yasmin Jiwani 5 Marketing Islamic Reform: Dissidence and Dissonance in a Canadian Context / Meena Sharify-Funk 6 Toward Media Reconstruction of the Muslim Imaginary in Canada: The Case of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Sitcom Little Mosque on the Prairie / Alia Dakroury Part 3: Education 7 From Mosques to Madrassas: Civic Engagement and the Pedagogy of Islamic Schools / Nadeem Memon 8 Unveiled Sentiments: Gendered Islamophobia and Experiences of Veiling Among Muslim Girls in a Canadian Islamic School / Jasmin Zine Part 4: Security 9 The Security Certificate Exception: A Media Analysis of Human Rights and Security Discourses in Canada's Globe and Mail and National Post / Jacqueline Flatt 10 The Anti-terrorism Act and National Security: Safeguarding the Nation against Uncivilized Muslims / Shaista Patel Index

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A cutting-edge book confronting one of the most contested issues in Canada's recent cultural history, Islam in the Hinterlands kick-starts the conversation about contemporary Muslim Canadians' struggle for political equality.

About the Author

Jasmin Zine is an associate professor of sociology and the Muslim studies option at Wilfrid Laurier University.

EAN: 9780774822725
ISBN: 0774822724
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
Dimensions: 22.9 x 15.2 centimetres (0.50 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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