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  • 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: Pakistani Americans; Assimilation; Economic; Homosexuality; Islam, U.S.A.; Media; Transnational; Mobility (vertical); Participant observation; United States, Texas, Houston; Urban; Ismaili, U.S.A.; Migrant
  • Sects in Islam.
    Zubaida, Sami (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 545-561.

    Historical account of the Shi'ite sects.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Ismaili; Sect; Shi'ite; Sufi; Alawi (Nusairis); Yazidis; Sufi, Bektashi; Sufi, Mevlevi; Alevi; Dervish; Druze; BahaŽi
  • The Ismaili sect in London: Religious institutions and social change.
    Clarke, peter B. (1978)
    Religion 8:1: 68-84.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Great Britain, London; Ismaili, Great Britain
  • The Ismailis: A Study of Community.
    Clarke, Peter B. (1976)
    British Journal of Sociology 27:4: 484-494.

    1972-74 study of a community of Ismailis in London, after the 1972 expulsion of Ismailis from Uganda.

    Associated Search Terms: Ismaili, Great Britain; Migrant; Great Britain, London
  • The Imam of the Ismailis.
    Clarke, Peter B. (1975)
    In Michael Hill (ed.), A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 8. London: SCM, pp. 125-138.

    In the Ismaili community the Imam is conceived by most as the historical expression of the divine sovereignty & the sign or assurance of salvation.

    Associated Search Terms: Imam; Ismaili
  • The Ismaili Wojas: A Sociological Study of an Islamic Sect.
    Clarke, Peter B. (1974)
    Unpublished M.Phil. Thesis, London.

    Associated Search Terms: Ismaili; Sect
  • Urban Skills and Religion; Mechanisms for Coping and Defense among the Ugandan Asians.
    Adams, Bert N. (1974)
    Social Problems 22:1: 28-42.

    Pressure caused many Hindu & Ismaili Asians in Kampala to emigrate. Religiously-based fatalism lowered anxiety. Higher status Asians & those with local investments felt more vulnerable but coped better.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, Uganda; Urban; Anxiety; Ismaili, Uganda; Goans, Uganda; Uganda, Kampala
  • The Ismailis in Tanzania: A Weberian Analysis.
    Bocock, Robert J. (1971)
    British Journal of Sociology 22:4: 365-380.

    Examines the role of the Aga Khan in introducing an Asian Muslim group in Tanzania to rational capitalism during the British era. 1969 study of younger Ismailis adapting to Tanzania socialism.

    Associated Search Terms: Tanzania; Ismaili, Tanzania; Capitalism
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