The North American Muslim Resource Guide: Muslim Community Life in the United States and Canada

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Taylor & Francis, 2002 - Reference - 332 pages
1. Understanding the Muslim Mainstream -- 2. Population Groups -- A Closer Look: High-Profile Muslim Americans -- 3. Mosques and Islamic Centers -- A Closer Look: Services Offered by Imam Al-Khoei Foundation of New York -- 4. Islamic Schools -- A Closer Look: Cherry Hill Child Development Center, Montessori Preschool -- 5. Community Development Groups -- A Closer Look: Muslim Youth of North America -- 6. Ethnic Associations -- A Closer Look: The Society of Afghan Engineers -- 7. Social Service and Charity Organizations -- A Closer Look: Canadian Council of Muslim Women -- 8. Community Media -- A Closer Look: American Muslim Hour -- 9. Public Affairs Organizations -- A Closer Look: Karamch-Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights -- 10. Research Organizations -- A Closer Look: Kashmiri-Canadian Council.
 

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Contents

UNDERSTANDING THE MUSLIM MAINSTREAM
1
POPULATION GROUPS
21
MOSQUES AND ISLAMIC CENTERS
39
ISLAMIC SCH00LS
53
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUPS
65
ETHNIC ASS00 IATIONS
81
COMMUNITY MEDIA
109
PUBLIC AFFAIRS 0RGANIZATIONS
121
RESEARCH 0RGANIZATIONS
159
CONCLUSION
171
REFERENCES
179
DIRECTORY OF ORGANIZATIONS
185
NDEX
313
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Mohamed Nimer is Principal Investigator for the American Muslim Databank Project at the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).

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