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The Political Psychology of Globalization: Muslims in the West

Catarina Kinnvall and Paul Nesbitt-Larking


In an era of global risk and uncertainty, individuals and political communities have been exposed to an increasingly broad and unpredicted range of economic, strategic, cultural, and political forces. Rapidly accelerating changes and sudden events exert an impact everywhere from the broadest planetary scale down to the scope of the individual mind and heart. This book explores how these shifts and shocks have conditioned the identity strategies adopted by Muslim minorities in order to construct their roles as political actors. On the basis of conversations with Muslims, the data uncover three ... More

Keywords: globalization, political psychology, risk, young Muslims, engagement, cosmopolitics

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199747542
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747542.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catarina Kinnvall, author
Lund University, Sweden
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Paul Nesbitt-Larking, author
Huron University College, Canada
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