By Jamillah Karim

ISBN-10: 0814748090

ISBN-13: 9780814748091

ISBN-10: 0814748104

ISBN-13: 9780814748107

African American Muslims and South Asian Muslim immigrants are of the biggest ethnic Muslim teams within the U.S. but there are few websites within which African american citizens and South Asian immigrants come jointly, and South Asians are usually held up as a “model minority” opposed to African american citizens. notwithstanding, the yankee ummah, or American Muslim neighborhood, stands as a different website for interethnic unity in a time of elevated tensions among native-born americans and immigrants.

This ethnographic examine of African American and South Asian immigrant Muslims in Chicago and Atlanta explores how Islamic beliefs of racial concord and equality create hopeful probabilities in an American society that continues to be challenged via race and sophistication inequalities. the quantity makes a speciality of ladies who, as a result of gender inequalities, are often likely to movement outdoor in their ethnic Muslim areas and have interaction with different Muslim ethnic teams looking for gender justice.

American Muslim Women explores the relationships and infrequently alliances among African american citizens and South Asian immigrants, drawing on interviews with a various staff of girls from those groups. Karim investigates what it capacity to barter spiritual sisterhood opposed to America's race and sophistication hierarchies, and the way these within the American Muslim group either build and go ethnic boundaries.

American Muslim Women unearths the ways that a number of types of identification body the yank Muslim adventure, in a few moments reinforcing ethnic limitations, and at different instances, resisting them.

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