By Reza Gholami

inside of western political, media and educational discourses, Muslim groups are predominantly obvious in the course of the prism in their Islamic religiosities, but there exist inside diasporic groups distinctive and complicated secularisms. Drawing on distinct interview and ethnographic fabric amassed within the united kingdom, this e-book examines the ways that a sort of secularism - ’non-Islamiosity’ - among contributors of the Iranian diaspora shapes principles and practices of diasporic group and id, in addition to wider social kin. as well as constructing a unique theoretical paradigm to make feel of the way during which diasporic groups build and dwell diasporic identification and cognizance in a manner that marginalises, stigmatises or eradicates in basic terms ’Islam’, Secularism and id exhibits how this process is used to beat religiously inculcated principles and type a fascinating self, hence making a new area during which to reside and thereby reaching ’freedom’. Calling into query notions of anti-Islamism and Islamophobia, when interpreting secularism as a method or mechanism instead of an finish, this quantity deals a brand new knowing of faith as a marker of migrant id. As such it is going to entice students of sociology, anthropology and political technological know-how with pursuits in migration and ethnicity, diasporic groups, the sociology of faith and rising varieties of secularism.

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