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    • Arab Muslim Identity Transmission: Parents and Youth 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Association of Arab-American University Graduates, 1989)
      Effective Islamic identity transmission requires determination of the nature and extensiveness of the different interpretations held by parents and their children and the ways these interpretations are reflected in their ...
    • Acculturation of North American Arab Muslims: Minority Relations or Worldview Variations 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs, 1990)
      The main objective of this study is to explore the concept of minority/majority relations as the underlying assumption in studying empowering and adjustment strategies of North American Arab Muslims (NAAM). That Muslims ...
    • The Education of North American Muslim Parents and Children: Conceptual Change As a Contribution to Islamization of Education 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Association of Muslim Social Scientists, 1990)
      Four points of investigation are needed to develop a theoretical model for the Islamization of education in the context of the pluralistic societies of N. America. (1) The dynamics by which Muslims have arrived at a view ...
    • Islamic Education in the United States and Canada: Conception and Practice of the Islamic Belief System 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Oxford University Press, 1991)
      This study examines the way immigrant Muslim parents and their offspring perceive Islam and view its practice in the context of the Societies of the United States and Canada. Historically and at present, the worldview ...
    • Parents and Youth: Perceiving and Practicing Islam in North America 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Alberta University Press, 1991)
      This chapter examines how some Arab Muslim youth and families in North America perceive themselves both as Arabs and as Muslims in the context of Canadian and United States societies. Parents are concerned with how best ...
    • Muslim Women in North America 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (1991)
      Barazangi discusses the challenges facing American Muslim women in search of identity. Her lecture was part of the Series on "National Conversions and Social Diversions," Organized by the Western Societies Program at Cornell ...
    • Particularism and Multi-Cultural Education: Experience of Muslims in the United States 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (The Islamic Academy, 1993)
      An elementary school Muslim girl responded to her mother with the phrase, "BUT MOM, ALL MY FRIENDS DO THAT! WHY CAN'T I?" questioning the need to be different every time the mother said "No" to an activity the girl wanted ...
    • Worldview, Meaningful Learning, and Pluralistic Education: The Islamic Perspective 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Religion and Public Education, 1993)
      In this paper I attempt to bridge some of the needs and realities of American multicultural educational paradigms in the 1990s and the often ignored educational goals, principles, and assumptions in a liberal democratic ...
    • Book Review of: Qur'an and Woman by Amina Wadud-Muhsin 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Oxford University Press, 1994)
      Wadud-Muhsin's book is a welcomed addition to Islamic studies scholarly work as well as to the list of readings in Women's Studies and Islamic Studies courses. The media and the popular culture literature in America and ...
    • Book Review of: The Rights of Women in Islam by Asghar Ali Engineer 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Oxford University Press, 1994)
      Engineer's book though not unique in its purpose, the defense of women's rights in Islam, is different from other books that deal with the same subject in its approach to the "question of women." By attempting , in this ...
    • Islamic Identity and the Struggle for Justice 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez, First Editor; with M. Raquibuz Zaman, and Omar Afzal (University Press of Florida, 1996)
      Book description: Islam today counts one billion people as adherents or believers. Its teachings produced a civilization that has flourished for fourteen centuries. Islamic identity exerts a potent force around the globe, ...
    • Vicegerency and Gender Justice in Islam 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (University Press of Florida, 1996)
      This chapter summarizes Islamic view of life as a system and analyzes some implications of this system for family and male-female relationships. It is necessary, therefore, to replace the conceived notion that Islam is a ...
    • Parents and Youth: Perceiving and Practicing Islam in North America 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Temple University Press, 1996)
      This chapter examines how some Arab Muslim youth and families in North America perceive themselves both as Arabs and as Muslims in the context of Canadian and United States societies. Parents are concerned with how best ...
    • Book Review of: Claiming Our Rights: A Manual for Women's Human Rights Education in Muslim Societies by Mahnaz Afkhami and Haleh Vaziri 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Association for Middle East Womens Studies, 1997)
      The purpose of Claiming Our Rights: A Manual for Women's Human Rights Education in Muslim Societies by Mahnaz Afkhami and Haleh Vaziri (Bethesda, MD: Sisterhood Is Global Institute, 154 pp., 1996) is "to facilitate ...
    • Muslim Women's Islamic Higher Learning as a Human Right: The Action Plan 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Syracuse University Press, 1997)
      How do we expect the Muslim woman, collectively and individually, to identify with Islam as revered teachings and to act within its parameters, and to accommodate new human knowledge, be it that of a local Mufti's (clergy) ...
    • Nidham Tarbawi Hasubi lil Ta`alum 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, 1997)
      This paper is intended to summarize and complement the two reports prepared by Bawab et al., the linguistic and technical team from The Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology (HIAST) headed by Dr. Muhammad ...
    • Al Hasub Wa-Ta`allum Al Lugha Al `Arabiyya li-Ghayr Al-Mukhtasiin Biha Bi-Al Tariqa al Tawasulliya 

      Rebdawi, Ghaya; Barazangi, Nimat Hafez; Haddad, Safa (Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science, 1998)
      We discuss a research-based, computerized curriculum in Arabic. Learning of Arabic language for native non-specialists (ANNS) at the college level is presented as one module of this curriculum. Computer simulation of ...
    • The Equilibrium: Issues of Islamic Education in the United States 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Religion and Education, 1998)
      The theme of this special edition of Religion and Education (R&E) on "Issues of Islamic Education" is taqwa. Taqwa is an Arabic word often translated oversimply as "piety," but which bears the meaning of "a conscious balance ...
    • The Equilibrium of Islamic Education: Has Muslim Women's Education Preserved the Religion? 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (Religion And Education, 1998)
      I focus on issues of equilibrium in Muslim women's education to understand the tension between the ideals and practice and its ramifications for Islamic and Muslims' education in the United States. I argue that one maintainer ...
    • Arabic Self-Learning: A Module of A Research-Based Computerized Curriculum 

      Barazangi, Nimat Hafez (American Association of Teachers of Arabic, 1999)
      We discuss a research-based, computerized curriculum in Arabic. Self-Learning of Arabic as a foreign language (AFL) at the college level is presented as one module of this curriculum. Computer simulation of communicative ...