Urban Islam как новый этнокультурный феномен современного европейского мегаполиса: от ретроспективы к перспективному видению проблемы

Farid Asadullin
2018 Islamology  
The paper aims to delineate the boundaries of the Islamic subculture, which is taking shape in the public space of a number of major European cities in the context of a noticeable demographic evolution of the urban population in recent years. Denoting this sociocultural phenomenon as urban Islam, the author includes in it the whole diverse palette of modern urban reality, in which a new stratum of Muslims of the 21st century is being formed, differently assessing (or overestimating) their
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doi:10.24848/08.1.03 fatcat:5czc2wo4wvdkhcjrjisnqhqdci