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Youth Culture and Youth Movements: United States of America
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This entry focuses on Muslim youth culture and movements in the post-9/11 era. The last decade has seen a sudden interest in Muslim youth in the United States in the wake of the events of 11 September 2001 and the increased concern with the political orientations, religious inclinations, and national allegiances of Muslim youth. Perspectives associated with the state and mainstream media have been la…

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Maira, Sunaina, “Youth Culture and Youth Movements: United States of America”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 03 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0709>
First published online: 2011

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