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Muslims of Metropolis: The Stories of Three Immigrant Families in the West
The Muslim population globally is comprised of hundreds of ethnic, linguistic, and religious sub-communities. Yet, more often than not, the public conflates these diverse and unrelated communities, branding Muslim immigrants as a single, suspicious, and culturally antagonistic group of people. Generalizations like these have compromised many Muslim immigrants' sense of bel ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published August 27th 2008 by Rutgers University Press
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Kavitha Rajagopalan is the author of "Muslims of Metropolis" (Rutgers University Press, September 2008), a narrative nonfiction examination of migration, integration, and identity formation in three Muslim families in the West -- a Palestinian family in London, a Kurdish family in Berlin, and a Bangladeshi family in New York City. Research and travel for the book was funded by the Fulbright progra ...moreMore about Kavitha Rajagopalan...