From the Editors
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Linda Herrera and Asef Bayat
Linda Herrera and Asef Bayat, editors, Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. Jadaliyya: What made you write this book? Linda Herrera and Asef Bayat: Both of us (editors) were involved in studying youth in Muslim majority contexts for a number of years and from different angles. Linda had been working on issues of youth in relation to the cultures and politics of schooling for almost ...Keep Reading »
Linda Herrera is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and the Global Studies in Education MA program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the co-editor of Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North (Oxford University Press, 2010) and Cultures of Arab Schooling: Critical Ethnographies from Egypt (State University of New York Press, 2006); editor of Qiyam! Julus! Thaqafat al-Ta’alim fi Misr [“Stand-up! Sit Down!” Cultures of Schooling in Egypt] (Cairo Population Council, 2003); and author of Scenes of Schooling: Inside a Girls’ School in Cairo (Cairo Papers in Social Science, 1992).
Asef Bayat is Professor of Sociology and Middle East Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the co-editor of Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North (Oxford University Press, 2010) and author of Making Islam Democratic: Social Movements and the Post-Islamist Turn (Stanford University Press, 2007) and Life as Politics: How Ordinary People Change the Middle East (Stanford University Press, 2010).