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Young Muslim America: Faith, Community, and Belonging

Muna Ali


This book explores the identities, perspectives, and roles of the second and subsequent generations of Muslim Americans of both immigrant and convert backgrounds. As these younger Muslims come of age, and as distant as they are from historical processes that shaped their parents’ generations, how do they view themselves and each other? What role do they play in the current chapter of Islam in a post-9/11 America? Will they be able to cross intra-community divides and play a pivotal role in shaping their community? Culture figures prominently in the discussions about and among Muslims and is ce ... More

Keywords: identity, Muslim American, Islam in United States, anthropology of Islam, Muslim youth, immigration, conversion to Islam, Islamophobia, racism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190664435
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190664435.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Muna Ali, author
Faculty Associate, Arizona State University