Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs
Published/Hosted by Taylor and Francis Group.
ISSN (printed): 1360-2004. ISSN (electronic): 1469-9591.
Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs is a biannual research journal produced by the Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs as part of its publication programme. Published since 1979, the Journal has firmly established itself as a highly respected and widely acclaimed academic and scholarly publication providing accurate, reliable and objective information. Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs provides a forum for frank but responsible discussion of issues relating to the life of Muslims in non-Muslim societies. The Journal has become increasingly influential as the subject of Muslim minorities has acquired added significance. About 400 million Muslims, fully one third of the world Muslim population of 1.2 billion live as minorities in 149 countries around the globe. Even as minorities they form significant communities within their countries of residence. What kind of life do they live? What are their social, political and economic problems? How do they perceive their strengths and weakness? What above all, is their future in Islam and in the communities of their residence? The Journal explores these and similar questions from the Muslim and international point of view in a serious and responsible manner. Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs is the only scholarly journal studying Muslim communities in non-Muslim societies. It provides a wealth of information about these communities that cannot be found anywhere else in documented form. The Journal has opened up a new area of specialisation in minority studies with original articles addressing the minority condition from the historical, demographic, social and economic perspective. Our research interests extend to include non-Muslim minorities living in Muslim societies, interfaith dialogue to promote understanding and the study of Muslim minority women, the minorities' minority. The Journal has indeed pioneered the way in examining theoretical and conceptual issues that define and explain the minority experience.
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