Islamic and Muslim Studies in Australia

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June 2021
196 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-1223-5 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-1222-8 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Islamic and Muslim Studies in Australia that was published in

Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities
The eight articles published in this Special Issue present original, empirical research, using various methods of data collection and analysis, in relation to topics that are pertinent to the study of Islam and Muslims in Australia. The contributors include long-serving scholars in the field, mid-career researchers, and early career researchers who represent many of Australia’s universities engaged in Islamic and Muslim studies, including the Australian National University, Charles Sturt University, Deakin University, Griffith University, and the University of Newcastle. The topics covered in this Special Issue include how Muslim Australians understand Islam (Rane et al. 2020); ethical and epistemological challenges facing Islamic and Muslim studies researchers (Mansouri 2020); Islamic studies in Australia’s university sector (Keskin and Ozalp 2021); Muslim women’s access to and participation in Australia’s mosques (Ghafournia 2020); religion, belonging and active citizenship among Muslim youth in Australia (Ozalp and Ćufurović), the responses of Muslim community organizations to Islamophobia (Cheikh Hussain 2020); Muslim ethical elites (Roose 2020); and the migration experiences of Hazara Afghans (Parkes 2020).
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Islam in the West; Muslim professionals; Shari’a; religious authority; citizenship; Islamic finance; neoliberalism; religion; Islam; Muslims; Australia; online survey; national security; social cohesion; Islamophobia; collective agency; civil society; Strong Structuration Theory; Multiculturalism; racism; Australian Muslims; positional practices; Muslim migrants; reporting/representing Islam; epistemological bias; social categorisation; methodological reductionism; migration; religion; identity; lived-experience; entrepreneurialism; gender segregation; mosque; Muslim women; religious space; Islamic studies; Islamic higher education; Muslim students; Islam in university; Islam in Australia; classical Islamic studies; contemporary Islamic studies; CSU; ISRA; CISAC; Muslim youth; Muslim youth identity; Australian Muslim youth; disengaged identities; active citizenship; youth radicalisation; Muslim youth deradicalisation; civic engagement; Muslim civic engagement; youth civic engagement; Muslim youth in the west; n/a

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