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Muslims In Prison

Author : J. Beckford
ISBN : 9780230501300
Genre : Social Science
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The growth of Islam in Europe is reflected in the increasing numbers of Muslims in British and French prisons, but authorities have responded differently to the challenges presented by Muslim prisoners in each country. The findings of three years of intensive research in a variety of prisons show that British prisons facilitate and control the practice d of Islam, whereas French prisons discourage it and thereby sow the seeds of extremism. The policy implications of these ironic findings are examined in detail.

Muslim Prisoners Experiences

Author : Great Britain. Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales
ISBN : 1840993138
Genre : Muslim prisoners
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This report looks at the actual experiences and perceptions of Muslim prisoners -- using prisoner surveys and inspection reports over a three-year period, and supplementing this with in-depth interviews with a representative sample of 164 Muslim men in eight prisons and interviews with Muslim chaplains there. Muslims in prisons are far from being a homogenous group. Some are birth Muslims, and others have converted. In prison surveys, 40% were Asian, 32% black, 11% white and 10% of mixed heritage. One of their main grievances was, however, that staff tended to think of them as a group, rather than as individuals, and too often through the lens of extremism and terrorism - whether that was to prevent, or to detect, those issues. It was also evident that events and perceptions outside prison, in the public and the media, directly affected relationships in prisons. The headline finding from surveys and interviews, is that Muslim prisoners report more negatively on their prison experience, and particularly their safety and their relationship with staff, than other prisoners -- this is even more pronounced than discrepancy between the reported experiences of black and minority ethnic prisoners compared to white prisoners. On the positive side, Muslims were more likely than non-Muslims, to report that their faith needs were met in prisons, reflecting the strengthening of the role of Muslim chaplains.

Islam In American Prisons

Author : Professor Hamid Reza Kusha
ISBN : 9781409496588
Genre : Social Science
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The growth of Islam both worldwide and particularly in the United States is especially notable among African-American inmates incarcerated in American state and federal penitentiaries. This growth poses a powerful challenge to American penal philosophy, structured on the ideal of rehabilitating offenders through penance and appropriate penal measures. Islam in American Prisons argues that prisoners converting to Islam seek an alternative form of redemption, one that poses a powerful epistemological as well as ideological challenge to American penology. Meanwhile, following the events of 9/11, some prison inmates have converted to radical anti-Western Islam and have become sympathetic to the goals and tactics of the Al-Qa'ida organization. This new study examines this multifaceted phenomenon and makes a powerful argument for the objective examination of the rehabilitative potentials of faith-based organizations in prisons, including the faith of those who convert to Islam.

Faith Ideology And Fear

Author : Gabriele Marranci
ISBN : 9781847060334
Genre : Religion
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Unique and soundly researched, this book examines the delicate relationship between the experience of prison among Muslims and the formation of religious identity.

Muslims In Us Prisons

Author : Nawal H. Ammar
ISBN : 1626371687
Genre : Corrections
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How realistic are media portrayals of radical, ¿homegrown¿ Islamic terrorists filling US prisons? With prisons a fertile recruiting ground for Islam, what impact does the religion have on life behind bars? Muslims in US Prisons systematically explores the cultural, legal, political, and religious issues shaping the Muslim prison experience. The authors probe the topic from the perspectives of both prisoners and the criminal justice system. In the process, they illuminate larger issues of race and imprisonment, inmate culture, and rehabilitation. The result is a revealing look at an often sensationalized but understudied population.

Compilation Of Hearings On Islamist Radicalization

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security
ISBN : MINN:31951D03586423Y
Genre : Domestic terrorism
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Prison Radicalization

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
ISBN : PSU:000061503373
Genre : Electronic government information
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Islamic Movements Of Europe

Author : Frank Peter
ISBN : 9780857724649
Genre : Social Science
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'Islam in Europe' and 'Islamophobia' are subjects of vital global importance which currently preoccupy policy-makers and academics alike. Through the examination of various European Muslim groups and institutions that have branched off from Islamic movements - including the Muslim Brotherhood, Hizb ut-Tahrir and Jama'at-i Islami - this book outlines the configuration of social, political and religious processes that have given rise to new kinds of European Muslim organisations. The authors offer a new perspective on these Muslim groups and seek to reclaim them from the often highly-charged public debates by placing them within the context of their origins as politicised religious movements on the one hand and their ongoing incorporation into European societal structures on the other. They also consider the relationship of these organisations to their 'parent' movements and examine the presence of Islam in European education and higher education institutions. Taking into account the connection between Islamic movements and the perceived surge of 'Islamophobia' in Europe, this book does not debate the question of whether these groups fit into normative or cultural structures of European nation-states, but rather examines how these structures have changed through their interaction with these groups and the growing Muslim population within Europe. It does not consider political Islam as the antithesis to a refined notion of secularism, but as a form of public religion which contributes to the ever-changing structure of Europe's secular regimes. Featuring the work of more than 40 scholars from around the world, this is the comprehensive guide to Islamic movements in Europe, offering original, definitive perspectives on Muslims and Islam in Europe today. It will be essential reading for policy-makers, political commentators and scholars alike.

Islam 99 Introduction To Islam

Author : Tayba Foundation
ISBN : 1724931334
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For billions of Muslims around the world, learning about ritual purification, prayer, and the life of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is just an ordinary part of living. But for Muslims behind bars, the reality is much different. Although Islam is the fastest spreading religion in American prisons, access to reliable, high quality educational materials about the faith are scarcely available to American prisoners. This text endeavors to close that gap.It covers everything from the fundamental aspects of belief in God, to the nuanced ways that Muslims in prison can apply the teachings of Islam. Full with diagrams, real life examples, and a section dedicated to how to lead a good life in prison, this book is a practical support for incarcerated Muslims across America.

Revolutionary Activities Directed Toward The Administration Of Penal Or Correctional Systems

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Internal Security
ISBN : MINN:31951D03673128E
Genre : Communism
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New Perspectives On Prisons And Imprisonment

Author : James B. Jacobs
ISBN : STANFORD:36105037457384
Genre : Prisoners
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New England Journal On Prison Law

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ISBN : UCAL:B5103091
Genre : Correctional law
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Corrections Magazine

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105062270405
Genre : Corrections
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Author : Ira J. Silverman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060479016
Genre : Mathematics
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This text covers corrections explicitly. It presents a history of prisons, the history of corrections programs, and theories of punishment and corrections. It includes sections on prisoner rights, probation, juvenile corrections, and international corrections systems.

Muslims In The Uk

Author : The Eumap Project
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114135168
Genre : Social Science
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Includes four policy papers focusing on Muslims in the UK. The papers address education, employment, justice, and equality. With their specific focus, the papers highlight how issues affect Muslims specifically, and make recommendations targeted to address those specificities, thus contributing to enriching the policy process. This publication is a follow up to the respective chapter in the EUMAP 2002 report "Monitoring Minority Protection in the EU." The 2002 report was a snap shot of the situation of Muslims, in terms of minority rights, and their experiences of discrimination and disadvantage.

Eldridge Cleaver Post Prison Writings And Speeches

Author : Eldridge Cleaver
ISBN : UOM:39015074198535
Genre : African American political activists
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Islamic Horizons

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ISBN : UOM:39015043363616
Genre : Islam
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Understanding Muslim Chaplaincy

Author : Sophie Gilliat-Ray
ISBN : 9781409435938
Genre : Religion
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Understanding Muslim Chaplaincy provides a lens through which to explore critical questions relating to contemporary religion in public life, and the institutionalisation of Islam in particular. Providing a rich description of the personnel, practice, and politics of contemporary Muslim chaplaincy, the authors consider the extent to which Muslim chaplaincy might be distinctive in Britain relative to the work of Muslim chaplains in the USA and other countries. This book offers a groundbreaking study in the field of contemporary religion that will stimulate discussion for many years to come about Islam and Muslims in Western societies.

Correctional Contexts

Author : James Walter Marquart
ISBN : 0935732799
Genre : Social Science
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This textbook for courses in corrections and criminal justice traces the history of punishment and the penal institution in the United States, highlighting major developments that have changed the face of corrections. Consisting of 38 essays, the second edition features all new essays on working in prison, institutional treatment, and correctional programming. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR

Islam And Social Work

Author : Sara Ashencaen Crabtree
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131744810
Genre : Political Science
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Traditionally, equality and diversity issues have been addressed through the lens of race/ethnicity, and the faith identities of minority ethnic communities have been largely bypassed. But, particularly post 9/11, there is a need for policies and services that are sensitive to faith in general, and Islam in particular.Encouraging greater cultural competence, this unique book enables social work practitioners to gain a deeper understanding of how Islamic principles inform and influence the lives of Muslim populations and illustrates how this can be translated into professional practice. This is the only book specifically on social work with Muslim communities and describes the basic tenets of Islam and the daily practices and rituals of the faithful Muslim community. It contextualises the historical legacy of Islam, examining the disparity between universal Islamic precepts and traditional practices and focuses specifically on family welfare, health, Islamophobia and crime as primary issues for practice. The book includes case studies which help the reader explore and develop ideas for culturally congruent social work practice.This is a key text for all social workers interested in professional intervention with faith communities. As such, it is as equally relevant for social work students, as it is for experienced practitioners and educators.

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