Islam and Data Science Roundup

  • In “Ethno-religious socialisation, national culture and the social construction of British Muslim identity” (Contemporary Islam 14 (November 2020)), Riyaz Timol (Cardiff University) interrogates extant theories of socialization and how and to what extent they accurately explain empirical patterns of Muslim immigrant settlement in the United Kingdom. Among the chief conclusions of the article is that while Islam and as a corollary, Islamic law continue to play a role in the construction of British Muslim identity, ethnicity and nationality also determine that “lived experience.”

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