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Europe: Muslim History, Life & Values

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On the Web: Articles

Who's Afraid of Tariq Ramadan? Foreign Policy (11-12/04).

The Gentle Jihadist. Lee Smith, American Prospect (3/1/04). Critical view of Tariq Ramadan's Islamism.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Tariq Ramadan site.

In the Library: Articles

Kramer, Jane. "Taking the veil," New Yorker (11/22/04):59-71. On France's prohibition of religious paraphernalia in public schools.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Allievi, Stefano & Jørgen Nielsen (eds.) Muslim Networks & Transnational Communities in & Across Europe (Leiden: Brill, 2003).

Anwar, Muhammad. Young Muslims in Britain: Attitudes, Educational Needs & Policy Implications (Leicester: Islamic Foundation, 1994).

Berger, John & Jean Mohr. A Seventh Man: A Book of Images & Words about the Experiences of Migrant Workers in Europe (NY: Writers & Readers, 1982).

Esposito, John L. & François Burgat (eds.) Modernizing Islam: Religion in the Public Sphere in the Middle East & Europe (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 2003).

Foblets, Marie Claire (ed.) Families, Islam, Europe: le droit confronté au changement (Paris: L'Harmattan, 1996).

Fourest, Caroline. Frère Tariq: discours, strategie et methode de Tariq Ramadan (Paris: B. Grasset, 2004).

Goody, Jack. Islam in Europe (Cambridge: Polity, 2004).

Höfert, Almut & Armando Salvatore (eds.) Between Europe & Islam: Shaping Identity in a Transcultural Space (Bruxelles: Interuniversitaires Européennes, 2000).

Hunter, Shireen T. (ed.) Islam, Europe's Second Religion: The New Social, Cultural & Political Landscape (Westport CT: Praeger, 2002).

Jerichow, Anders & Jørgen Baek Simonsen (eds.) Islam in a Changing World: Europe & the Middle East (Richmond, Surrey: Curzon, 1997).

Landau, Paul. Le sabre et le Coran: Tariq Ramadan et les Frères Musulmanes a la conquète de l'Europe (Monaco: Rocher, 2005).

Malik, Iftikhar Haider. Islam & Modernity: Muslims in Europe & the US (London: Pluto, 2004).

Ramadan, Tariq. Muslims in France: The Way to Coexistence (Markfield, Leicester: Islamic Foundation, 1999).

__________. To Be a European Muslim: A Study of Islamic Sources in the European Context (Markfield, Leicester: Islamic Foundation, 1999).

Shadid, W.A.R. & P.S. Van Konigsveld (eds.) Muslims in the Margin: Political Responses to the Presence of Islam in Western Europe (Kampen: Kok Pharos, 1996).

Vertovec, Stephen & Ceri Peach (eds.) Islam in Europe: The Politics of Religion & Community (NY: St. Martin's, 1997).

Zemouri, Aziz. Faut-il faire taire Tariq Ramadan?: suivi d'un entretien avec Tariq Ramadan (Paris: l'Archipel, 2005).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Head-On (Gegen die Wand)" [2004], dir. Fatih Akin, 121m. In video stores. Love story exploring anomalies of Turkish life in Germany.

"Inch'Allah Dimanche" [2003], dir. Yamina Benguigi, 98m. Algerian immigrant woman with distant husband & three children struggles to adjust to life in France.

"Monsieur Ibrahim (Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran)" [2003], dir. François Dupeyron, 94m. In video stores. Heartwarming friendship between elderly Turkish storekeeper & young Jewish boy in Paris.

"Muslims in France" [1993], by Cambrensis Productions, 26m. From Films for the Humanities & Sciences.


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