Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity

Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity

Beatrice Akua-Sakyiwah reviews Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity, by Cawo Abdi. The book presents the sociopolitical, economic, cultural, and religious issues faced by Somalis in three locations: the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, and the United States. The author explores immigration, the constraints of structural discrimination, sociocultural and political changes, and their effects on the lived experiences of Somalis.

Read the book review at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/imre.12274/full

Publication Part Of International Migration Review
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Book by Cawo Abdi, University of Minnesota
Reviewed by Beatrice Akua-Sakyiwah, The University of York

Journal International Migration Review
Date of Publication Fall 2016
Pages e45-e46
DOI 10.1111/imre.12274
Volume 50
Issue Number 3

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