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By Haideh Moghissi,Saeed Rahnema,Mark Goodman

Few teams face as many misconceptions inside of their new international locations as do Muslim immigrants. This ebook demanding situations the typical misperceptions of Muslim immigrants as a homogeneous, religiously pushed staff and identifies the tensions they adventure inside of their host countries.

A comparative, multi-ethnic learn, in response to over thousand interviews, Diaspora by means of Design examines Muslim populations that experience settled in Canada, Britain, Iran, and Palestine. using challenging socio-economic info in addition to qualitative research, the authors convey the awesome range and divisions among Muslim immigrant populations alongside urban-rural, cultural, category, and gender strains. They argue that integration is a two-way trade that calls for a readiness at the a part of the host society to take away boundaries that hinder the entire social and financial participation of immigrant populations.

Extensively researched and thoughtfully provocative, Diaspora by way of Design is a much-needed paintings that gives a correct and dynamic depiction of the lives of Muslim immigrants clear of their homelands.

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