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Author Kolig, Erich.
Title New Zealand's Muslims and multiculturalism / by Erich Kolig.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.

Author Kolig, Erich.
Series Muslim minorities, 1570-7571 ; v. 9
Muslim minorities ; v. 9.
Subject Muslims -- New Zealand -- Social conditions.
Muslims -- Cultural assimilation -- New Zealand.
Muslims -- New Zealand -- Ethnic identity.
Multiculturalism -- New Zealand.
Group identity -- New Zealand.
Islam -- New Zealand.
New Zealand -- Social conditions.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 272 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Allah is everywhere, even in New Zealand -- Field research -- Community, identity, diversity -- The beginnings -- Muslim representation -- Organisational functions and aims -- Outreach programmes -- The myth of Muslim unity -- Living among infidels -- Orientalism and Islamophobia -- Converts -- Students -- The right to be different : Muslims in the public sphere -- The New Zealand state and multiculturalism -- Secularisation and the right to religion -- Legal instruments -- 'Racial' harmony through interfaith activity -- Education and policy framework -- Democratic participation and public visibility of Muslims -- The difficulty in standardisation of Islamic exceptionalism -- Rivals for custodianship of public morality -- Integration and conflict discourses -- 'When in Rome do as the Romans do' -- The necessity of minority integration -- Conflict discourses -- Blasphemous libel and Islam -- Danish cartoons rock the world -- The Pope's gaffe -- Gender issues : women are equal but different -- Of gender separation and inequality -- Concepts of decency and modesty -- The Burqa case -- Hijab versus Burqa -- Whose authority? -- The Burqa's challenge to multiculturalism -- Globalisation, political Islam and the rise of fundamentalism -- Is extremism rising in New Zealand? -- 'Fundamentalists' and 'moderates' fighting over the Christchurch Mosque and Halal meat -- Muslim firebrand preachers -- Re-Islamisation and fundamentalisation in the world -- Fundamentalism is not all the same -- The radical concept of Jihad -- The spectre of terrorism -- The Zaoui case -- Epilogue: Muslims in the world.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047440703 (electronic bk.)
9047440706 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 695988880
Additional Format Print version: Kolig, Erich. New Zealand's Muslims and multiculturalism. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004178359 (DLC) 2009033919 (OCoLC)424556184

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