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  • Rejecting the conflict narrative: American Jewish and Muslim views on science and religion.
    Vaidyanathan, Brandon, David R. Johnson, Pamela J Prickett, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 478-496.

    Based on interviews in Orthodox Jewish, Reform Jewish, and Sunni Muslim congregations. Congregation members distance themselves from a narrative of conflict between science and religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Islam, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Teaching and learning to be religious: Pedagogies of conversion to Islam and Christianity.
    Galonnier, Juliette, and Diego de los Rios (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:1: 59-81.

    Based on 2013-14 participant observation in a Muslim class for converts in a Midwest U.S. city & an Evangelical one mostly for Latinos in south Florida. Finds similarities in pedagogy despite differences in doctrinal & practiced content.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Conversion; Comparative
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundries, practices, and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhim, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Based on participant observation in 2 Sunni & 2 Evangelical schools in New York City. Evolution is a greater problem for Evangelicals because of their literal interpretation of scripture.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Moral; Islam, U.S.A.; Education; Comparative; Literalism
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundaries, practices and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhin, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Participant observation in New York City Evangelical & Sunni high schools. Evolution is more salient to the former because of the centrality of biblical literalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Evolution; Islam, U.S.A.; Literalism; Education; Participant observation; United States, New York, New York
  • "I was a Muslim, but now I am a Christian": Preaching, legitimation, and identity management in a southern Evangelical church.
    Marti, Gerardo (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 250-270.

    Based on 2012-13 participant observation in a Charlotte Evangelical church. Case study of a convert immigrant pastor who contends with his minority status through his homilies.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Discourse; Race; Participant observation; Legitimation; Homily; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Case study; United States, North Carolina, Charlotte
  • American Muslim political responses to threat.
    Schoettmer, Patrick (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 228-247.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Persecution
  • Religion, cultural clash, and Muslim American attitudes about politically motivated violence.
    Acevedo, Gabriel A., and Ali R. Chaudhary (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 242-260.

    Analyzes 2007 Pew Survey of American Muslims data; political views & religious factors have minimal effect on attitudes toward political violence.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Violence
  • When white devils join the deen: White American converts to Islam and the experience of non-normative whiteness.
    Galonnier, Juliette (2015)
    Notes et Documents de l'Observatoire sociologique du changement 2015:1.

    Based on open-ended 2013-14 interviews in Midwest U.S.A. cities.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Islam, U.S.A.; Race
  • Gender, religious identity, and civic engagement among Arab Muslims in the United States.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:1: 30-48.

    Analyzes 2001-04 telephone interview data from Muslim Arab Americans. Religiosity positively predicts civic engagement, especially for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Migrant; Islam, U.S.A.; Arab Americans; Gender
  • Negotiating gendered religious space: The particularities of patriarchy in an African American mosque.
    Prickett, Pamela J. (2015)
    Gender & Society 29: 51-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; African Americans; Gender; Patriarchy
  • Religious pluralism in the United States and Britain: Its implications for Muslims and nationhood.
    Meer, Nasar, and Tariq Modood (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 526-540.

    The U.K. is assimilating Muslims as successfully as the U.S.A., even though it has an established Christian church.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Great Britain; Pluralism; United States; Comparative; Assimilation; Identity, national; Islam, Great Britain
  • Islamic schools in the United States and England: Implications for integration and social cohesion.
    Hussain, Serena, and Jen'nan Ghazal Read (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 556-569.

    Based on participant observation & interviews. Islamic schools facilitated the participation of their students in mainstream institutions by providing them cultural capital needed in non-Muslim areas; they did not necessarily lead students to greater religiosity & in a few cases worked against it.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; United States; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Great Britain; Education; Great Britain
  • The racialization of Muslims in France and the United States: Some insights from white converts to Islam.
    Galonnier, Juliette (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 570-583.

    Based on interviews & participant observation with white converts to Islam in France & U.S.A. The converts were perceived to be of a different race from that of their origin. The American converts were seen as race traitors & the French converts as adopting a lower status.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States; Racialization; Islam, U.S.A.; Mobility (vertical); Comparative; Islam, France; Convert; France
  • Organisations islamiques en Europe et aux États-Unis: les perspectifves interdisciplinaires et ascendantes.
    Kortmann, Matthias, and Kerstin Rosenow-Williams (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 541-555.

    Meta-analysis of studies of Muslim organizations in majority non-Muslim nations shows that such environments provide resources but also impose restrictions on the structures and objectives of the organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Switzerland; Spain; Poland; Lithuania; Islam, Poland; Islam, Lithuania; Islam, Latvia; Islam, Estonia; Great Britain; Germany; France; Belgium; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Switzerland; Islam, Spain; Islam, Netherlands; Islam, Germany; Islam, France; Islam, Belgium; Netherlands; United States; Estonia; Latvia
  • Négociation du sacré à Philadelphie: soufismes concurrents au sanctuaire de Bawa Muhaiyaddeen.
    Xavier, Merin Shobhana, and William Rory Dickson (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 584-597.

    Based on 2010 and 2012 participant observation & interviews at a Sufi shrine in Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Shrine; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Gender and cultivating the moral self in Islam: Muslim converts in an American mosque.
    Rao, Aliya Hamid (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:4: 413-435.

    Based on 2012-13 participant observation & interviews in a northeastern U.S.A. urban mosque. Includes attitudes about polygyny.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.; Gender; Convert; Clothing; Self; Polygyny
  • Public Islam in the contemporary world: A view on the American case.
    Williams, Rhys H. (2014)
    Tidsskrift for Islamforskning 8:1: 56-77.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.
  • A Muslim president? Misperceptions of Barack Obama's faith in the 2008 presidential campaign.
    Layman, Geoffrey C., John C. Green, and Kerem Ozan Kalkan (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 534-555.

    Analyzes 2008 U.S.A. survey data to show prior dispositions & prejudice affecting electoral behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
  • Lone Star Muslims. Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas.
    Afzal, Ahmed (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on field work in a Houston suburb; retailers adde3d Muslim religious goods to their inventories. Ismaili Islam facilitated a work ethic. One chapter deals with the use of Islam & South Asian culture as a resource for gay men.

    Associated Search Terms: Mobility (vertical); Assimilation; Economic; Migrant; Homosexuality; Pakistani Americans; Participant observation; Transnational; United States, Texas, Houston; Urban; Ismaili, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Media
  • Young American Muslims: Dynamics of Identity.
    Kabir, Nahid Afrose (2013)
    New York: Columbia University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Young adults; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Stereotypes of Muslims and support for the war on terror.
    Sides, John, and Kimberly Gross (2013)
    Journal of Politics 75:3: 583-598.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; War; Islam, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Stereotype
  • The Gülen movement in Western Europe and the USA.
    Yükleyen,A., and F. Tunagür (2013)
    In Matthias Kortmann and Kerstin Rosenow-Williams (eds.) Islamic Organizations in Europe and the Untied States: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 224-241.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Europe; Gülen Movement; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Legal Integration of Islam: A Transatlantic Comparison.
    Joppke, Christian, and John Torpey (2013)
    Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Law; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Germany; Islam, France; Islam, Canada; Integration (social)
  • Mosque-based emotional support among young Muslim Americans.
    Nguyen, Ann W., Robert Joseph Taylor, Linda M. Chatters, Aaron Ahuvia, Elif Izberk-Bilgin, and Fiona Lee (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 535-555.

    Analyzes survey data from graduate & undergraduate students, & other young adult Muslims in southeastern Michigan. Giving & receiving social support & experiencing negative interactions in mosques were associated with demographic variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Islam, U.S.A.; Mosque; Social support
  • Testing theories of radicalization in polls of U.S. Muslims.
    McCauley, Clark (2012)
    Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy 12:1: 296-311.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.
  • Finding Mecca in America: How Islam is Becoming an American Religion.
    Bilici, Mucahit (2012)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Islam, U.S.A.
  • American Muslim investment in civil society: Political discussion, disagreement, and tolerance.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Brian R. Calfano (2012)
    Political Research Quarterly 65:3: 516-528.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Politics, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.
  • The American Mosque 2011: Basic Characteristics of the American Mosque, Attitudes of Mosque Leaders.
    Bagby, Ihsan (2012)
    Washington: Council on American–Islamic Relations.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Islam, U.S.A.; Mosque
  • Xenophobia and Islamophobia in Europe.
    Taras, Raymond (2012)
    New York: Columbia University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; United States
  • Experiential careers: The routinization and de-routinization of religious life.
    Tavory, Iddo, and Daniel Wincheser (2012)
    Theory and Society 41:4: 351-373.

    Field studies with an Orthodox Jewish community & with a community of Muslim converts, both in the U.S., show experiential intensity at the time of conversion tapering off after a time. (The authors discovered what spiritual writers have in the past termed "first fervor.")

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Experience; Participant observation; Phenomenology; Islam, U.S.A.; Career; Conversion
  • Military Chaplains and Religious Diversity.
    Hansen, Kim Philip (2012)
    London: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Based on interviews with 34 active duty U.S. military chaplains; describes tensions inherent in publically funded ministry in a total institution. Includes a chapter on Islam & Wicca in the military.

    Associated Search Terms: Total institution; Military chaplain; Pluralism; Islam, U.S.A.; Wicca, U.S.A.; Accommodation
  • Islamopobia? Religion, Contact with Muslims, and the Respect for Islam.
    Jung, Jong Hyun (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:1: 113-126.

    Analyzes 2006 survey data from U.S.A. adults. having a religion, especially Evangelical & religion with a punitive image of God, positively predicts prejudice against Muslims. Contact with Muslims mitigates that for most, but increases it among Evangelicals & African American Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; God, image of; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (2012)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Focuses on the caring service side of religiously orthodox movements. The 4 movements under study bypass the state in their humanistic works. 2 would and 2 would not take over the state.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Muslim Brotherhood; Salvation Army, U.S.A.; SHAS; Social services; Italy; United States; Egypt; Catholic, Italy; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel; Comunione e Liberazione; Israel; Islam, Egypt
  • Creating an American Islam: Thoughts on Religion, Identity, and Place.
    Williams, Rhys H. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:2: 127-153.

    Describes the Americanization of Islam in the 2nd & 3rd immigrant generations, with a de facto congregationalism & blend of American popular culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Micro Public Spheres and the Sociology of Religion: An Evangelical Illustration.
    McCallum, Richard (2011)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 26:2: 173-187.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Micro public sphere; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Historical events and spaces of hate: Hate crimes against Arabs and Muslims in post-9/11 America.
    Disa, Ilir, James C. Cavendish, and Ryan D. King (2011)
    Social Problems 58:1: 21-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Islam, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • From Obama to Osama: Image of God and trust in Muslims among the highly religious in the United States.
    Hinze, Wesley M., F. Carson Mencken, and Charles M. Tolbert (2011)
    Sociological Focus 44:1: 18-36.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; Islam, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • Mosques as American institutions: Mosque attendance, religiosity and integration into the political system among American Muslims.
    Dana, Karam, Matt A. Barreto, and Kassra A.R. Oskooii (2011)
    Relgions 2:4: 504-524.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Islam, U.S.A.; Mosque; Politics, U.S.A.; Practice
  • The Hijab: Boundary Work and Identity Negotiations among Immigrant Muslim Women in the Los Angeles Area.
    Furseth, Inger (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:4: 365-385.

    Reports attitudes of Muslim immigrant women in the Los Angeles area toward wearing the vail, based on life histories.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Islam, U.S.A.; Life histories; United States, California, Los Angeles; Clothing; Migrant
  • Behind the Backlash: Muslim Americans after 9/11.
    Peek, Lori (2010)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.
  • Narrative inversion as a tactical framing strategy: The ideological origins of the Nation of Islam.
    Acevedo, Gabriel A., James Ordner, and Miriam Thompson (2010)
    Narrative Inquiry 20:1: 125-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Nation of Islam; Discourse; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Religion, Family, and Women's Employment among Muslim and Christian Arab Americans.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 206-225.

    Analyzes 2000 questionnaire data from Arab American women. Muslim affiliation is less important than degree of religiosity in suppressing labor force participation, & the degree of religiosity has important effects only for women having childrne in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Family; Economic; Arab Americans
  • The mosque and Black Islam: Towards an ethnographic study of Islam in the inner city.
    Lee, Victoria (2010)
    Ethnography 11: 145-163.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Mosque; Islam, U.S.A.; African Americans
  • From an informal to a transnational Muslim heritage economy: Transformations in the Pakistani ethnic economy in Houston, Texas.
    Afzal, Ahmed (2010)
    Urban Anthropology (Specal Issue: Informal Economies) 39:4:397-424.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; United States, Texas, Houston; Pakistani Americans; Islam, U.S.A.
  • "Bands of others?" Attitudes toward Muslims in contemporary American society.
    Kalkan, Kerem Ozan, Geoffrey C. Layman, and Eric M. Uslaner (2009)
    Journal of Politics 71:3: 847-862.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • Backlash 9/11: Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans Respond.
    Bakalian, Annie, and Mehdi Bozorgmehr (2009)
    Berkeley; University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • Americans' views of Muslims and Mormons: A social identity theory approach.
    Penning, James M. (2009)
    Politics and Religion 2:2: 277-302.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Identity
  • Democrat, Republican, or none of the above? The role of religiosity in Muslim American party identification.
    Barreto, Matt A., and Dino N. Bozonelos (2009)
    Politics and Religion 2:2: 200-220.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Religiosity
  • The politics of Muslims in America.
    Jalalza, Farida (2009)
    Politics and Religion 2:2: 163-199.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Jihad of the Soul: Singlehood and the Search for Love in Muslim America.
    El-Amin Naeem, Zarinah (2009)
    Detroit: Niyah Press

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Singles; Islam, U.S.A.
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