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Lone Star Muslims Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

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ISBN-10: 1479844802

ISBN-13: 9781479844807

Edition: 2014

Authors: Ahmed Afzal

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Lone Star Muslims offers an engaging and insightful look at contemporary Muslim American life in Texas. It illuminates the dynamics of the Pakistani Muslim community in Houston, a city with one of the largest Muslim populations in the south and southwestern United States.  Drawing on interviews and participant observation at radio stations, festivals, and ethnic businesses, the volume explores everyday Muslim lives at the intersection of race, class, profession, gender, sexuality, and religious sectarian affiliation to demonstrate the complexity of the South Asian experience.  Importantly, the volume incorporates narratives of gay Muslim American men of Pakistani descent, countering the…    
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 12/12/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Ahmed Afzal �is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Purchase College, State University of New York.