A provocative study that traces the stories of three very different Muslim families--a Palestinian family in London, a Kurdish family in Berlin, and a Bangladeshi family moving to New York--describes what prompted each of these families to leave home, what challenges they have faced, and how they came to view their place in society.... she approached the elementary school a few buildings down from her home and offered her services as a tutor. She tutored in every elementary subject, from science and math to English, until she had paid her way through the twelfth ... Nishat would have a degree from an American college, and would go back home on the fast track for success. ... It was the hardest but the best answer to their troubles.
|Title||:||Muslims of Metropolis|
|Publisher||:||Rutgers University Press - 2008|