Spain Unmoored: Migration, Conversion, and the Politics of Islam
Mikaela H. Rogozen-Soltar
Long viewed as Spain's "most Moorish city," Granada is now home to a growing Muslim population of Moroccan migrants and European converts to Islam. Mikaela H. Rogozen-Soltar examines how various residents of Granada mobilize historical narratives about the city's Muslim past in order to navigate tensions surrounding contemporary ethnic and religious pluralism. Focusing particular attention on the gendered, racial, and political dimensions of this new multiculturalism, Rogozen-Soltar explores how Muslim-themed tourism and Islamic cultural institutions coexist with anti-Muslim sentiments.
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Reviews for Spain Unmoored: Migration, Conversion, and the Politics of Islam
City & Society
"An impressively accomplished ethnography of the ambivalent inclusion and exclusion of Islam and Muslims in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. Detailing a set of social encounters between migrant Muslims,