Muslim Youth : Challenges, Opportunities and Expectations.

Many Muslim societies, regardless of location, are displaying a 'youth bulge', where more than half their populations are under the age of 25. An increasingly globalized western culture is rapidly eroding 'traditional' ideas about society, from the family to the state. At the sam...

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Main Author: Siddique Seddon, Mohammad.
Other Authors: Ahmad, Fauzia.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012.
Edition:1st ed.
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505 0 |a Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Contributors and Editors -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Reference -- Part One Muslim Youth: Negotiating Local and Global Contexts -- chapter 2 The phenomenon of serial nihilism among British Muslim youth of Bradford, England -- Introduction -- Geographical area of research -- Study sample and methodology -- The South Asian Muslim community in Great Britain -- Postcolonialism and perceptions of Asians in Great Britain -- Perceptions of British Muslim youth in Bradford -- Prospects for improvement: The correlation between engagement and belonging -- Conclusion -- References -- chapter 3 An analysis of the factors that pave the way for the radicalization of British -- The rise of HT in Britain -- Socio-Economic, political and theological deprivation of the British youth in Britain -- HT in Uzbekistan, Egypt and Turkey -- Conclusion -- References -- Part two Identity and Belonging -- chapter 4 Muslim migrant youth: descriptive factors related to acculturation -- Introduction -- Acculturation of migrant Muslim American youth -- Methodology -- Demographic characteristics of Muslim youth -- Conclusions -- References -- chapter 5 Religion, language or ethnicity? Hybridized identity among the Isma'ili youth -- Introduction -- Contextual background -- Research method -- The development of hybridized identity -- The impact of ethnicity -- The impact of language -- The impact of religion -- Conclusion -- References -- chapter 6 Turning to my religion -- Introduction -- British Muslim - practising Muslim -- No choice but to turn -- References -- Part three Education and New Media -- chapter 7 'Growing up under lockdown' or 'educational pioneers'? -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Routes into University -- Pioneers paving the way - role models -- Conclusion -- References. 
505 8 |a chapter 8 Muslim youth at university: a critical examination of the British higher education -- Introduction -- Discrimination in the British higher education system -- Lack of recognition of religious identity -- Interaction with fellow students -- Relations with academic staff -- Equal opportunities -- Availability of service provision for Muslim students on campus -- Conclusion -- References -- chapter 9 Muslim youth and citizenship education: idealism, Islam and prospects for succe -- Introduction -- Muslim Education Systems, Citizenship Education and Religious Schooling -- Background and objectives of the present research -- Citizenship Education and Best Practice -- Conclusion -- References -- Part four Methodologies of Engaging -- chapter 10 Activity and alterity: youth work with Muslim 'girls' -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Alterity and youth work with young Muslim women -- Analyzing youth work with young Muslim women -- Sameness and alterity -- Difference and alterity -- Conclusion -- References -- chapter 11 Youth work and Islam: a growing tradition -- Introduction -- Muslims and youth work -- 'ilm and youth work -- Islam, science and youth work -- 'Ummah' - The influence of Islam -- Muslimun -- Models of good practice -- Social kindness -- Models of deficit -- The 'right word' -- The offering of self -- Faith-based work -- The YMCA, integration and jihad -- Conclusion -- References -- chapter 12 Training Muslim youth to be 'Khateebs'1 -- Introduction -- Challenges facing Muslim youth - A Muslim practitioner's perspective -- The values of the Muslim Youth Foundation -- Developing Muslim youth - the MYF Khateeb project -- New Khateeb Training Workshop February 2009 -- The role of the Khateeb in working with Muslim youth -- Role of the Khateeb -- Role of Muslim organizations in addressing the challenges facing Muslim youth -- Conclusion. 
505 8 |a References -- chapter 13 Engaging with young Muslims: some paradigms from the Qur'an and Sunnah -- Introduction -- Muslim youth in Britain and the West -- The Qur'an and Sunnah: The 'Time-Space' context -- Muslim youth issues and concerns -- Alcohol and drugs -- Sex and relationships -- Conclusion -- References -- Websites, Addresses and Contacts of Prominent Agencies -- National (UK) -- International -- North America -- South America -- Europe -- South Africa -- Australia -- South Asia -- Far East -- Notes -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 12 -- Chapter 13 -- Bibliography -- INDEX. 
520 |a Many Muslim societies, regardless of location, are displaying a 'youth bulge', where more than half their populations are under the age of 25. An increasingly globalized western culture is rapidly eroding 'traditional' ideas about society, from the family to the state. At the same time, there is a view that rampant materialism is creating a culture of spiritual emptiness in which demoralization and pessimism easily find root. For young Muslims these challenges may be compounded by a growing sense of alienation as they face competing ideologies and divergent lifestyles.   Muslim youth are often idealized as the 'future of Islam' or stigmatized as rebelling against their parental values and suffering 'identity crises'. These experiences can produce both positive and negative reactions, from intellectual engagement and increasing spiritual maturity to emotional rejectionism, narrow identity politics and violent extremism. This book addresses many of the central issues currently facing young Muslims in both localized and globalized contexts through engaging with the work of academics, youth work practitioners and those working in non-governmental organizations and civic institutions. 
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