Muslime in Alltag und Beruf

Author: Béatrice Hecht-El Minshawi
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662533758
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In diesem Buch erfahren alle, die Flüchtlingen und Asylbewerbern begegnen – privat wie beruflich –, wie sie zu einem guten Miteinander beitragen können. In Deutschland gibt es viele Neubürger und Migranten: Exilanten, Flüchtlinge und Asylbewerber. Ein Großteil kommt aus islamischen Gesellschaften und ist mit manchen anderen Normen und Werten aufgewachsen. Deshalb ist davon auszugehen, dass wir immer öfter Muslimen in Beruf und Alltag begegnen. Sie gehören zu uns. Damit das Zusammenleben und die Zusammenarbeit gelingt, ist ein fundiertes interkulturelles Wissen notwendig: kulturelle Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede, Mentalitäten, Verhaltensregeln, Kommunikationsstrategien und Tabus. Dieses Praxisbuch hilft, Muslime zu verstehen und vermittelt Ideen zum gemeinsamen Handeln – mit zahlreichen Fallbeispielen und Checklisten. Es richtet sich als Beratungsbuch und Arbeitsgrundlage an alle Personen im deutschsprachigen Raum, die mit Muslimen zu tun haben, in privaten und öffentlichen Einrichtungen wie Behörden und Schulen und in Betrieben.

Communicative Figurations

Author: Andreas Hepp
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319655841
Format: PDF
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This open access volume assesses the influence of our changing media environment. Today, there is not one single medium that is the driving force of change. With the spread of various technical communication media such as mobile phones and internet platforms, we are confronted with a media manifold of deep mediatization. But how can we investigate its transformative capability? This book answers this question by taking a non-media-centric perspective, researching the various figurations of collectivities and organizations humans are involved in. The first part of the book outlines a fundamental understanding of the changing media environment of deep mediatization and its transformative capacity. The second part focuses on collectivities and movements: communities in the city, critical social movements, maker, online gaming groups and networked groups of young people. The third part moves institutions and organizations into the foreground, discussing the transformation of journalism, religion, politics, and education, whilst the fourth and final part is dedicated to methodologies and perspectives.

Muslims in the West After 9 11

Author: Jocelyne Cesari
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135188742
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This book is the first systematic attempt to study the situation of European and American Muslims after 9/11, and to present a comprehensive analysis of their religious, political, and legal situations. Since 9/11, and particularly since the Madrid and London bombings of 2004 and 2005, the Muslim presence in Europe and the United States has become a major political concern. Many have raised questions regarding potential links between Western Muslims, radical Islam, and terrorism. Whatever the justification of such concerns, it is insufficient to address the subject of Muslims in the West from an exclusively counter-terrorist perspective. Based on empirical studies of Muslims in the US and Western Europe, this edited volume posits the situation of Muslim minorities in a broader reflection on the status of liberalism in Western foreign policies. It also explores the changes in immigration policies, multiculturalism and secularism that have been shaped by the new international context of the ‘war on terror’. This book will be of great interest to students of Critical Security Studies, Islamic Studies, Sociology and Political Science in general. Jocelyne Cesari is an Associate at Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Center for European Studies, teaching at Harvard Divinity School and the Government Department, specializing in Islam and the Middle East.

Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth

Author: Eric Kaufmann
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847651941
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Dawkins and Hitchens have convinced many western intellectuals that secularism is the way forward. But most people don't read their books before deciding whether to be religious. Instead, they inherit their faith from their parents, who often innoculate them against the elegant arguments of secularists. And what no one has noticed is that far from declining, the religious are expanding their share of the population: in fact, the more religious people are, the more children they have. The cumulative effect of immigration from religious countries, and religious fertility will be to reverse the secularisation process in the West. Not only will the religious eventually triumph over the non-religious, but it is those who are the most extreme in their beliefs who have the largest families. Within Judaism, the Ultra-Orthodox may achieve majority status over their liberal counterparts by mid-century. Islamist Muslims have won the culture war in much of the Muslim world, and their success provides a glimpse of what awaits the Christian West and Israel. Based on a wealth of demographic research, considering questions of multiculturalism and terrorism, Kaufmann examines the implications of the decline in liberal secularism as religious conservatism rises - and what this means for the future of western modernity.

Reclaiming Conversation

Author: Sherry Turkle
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143109790
Format: PDF
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Preeminent author and researcher Sherry Turkle has been studying digital culture for over thirty years. Long an enthusiast for its possibilities, here she investigates a troubling consequence: that we have stopped having face-to-face conversation in favour of technological connections such as texts or emails. Based on five years of research and interviews in homes, schools and the workplace, Turkle argues here that we now have a better understanding of this phenomenon, and that going forward, it's time we reclaim conversation, the most human thing that we do.

International Migration and the Social Sciences

Author: Ellie Vasta
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781403915054
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How have three countries of migration--Australia, France and Germany--engaged with immigration and ethnic diversity? This book explores the role of the social sciences in the national discourses of migration and how they help shape different societal understandings. It concludes by discussing how international communities of scholars can transcend national discourses, leading to better understanding of how migration is shaping global society.

The New Digital Age

Author: Eric Schmidt
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0307957136
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Outlines a transformational vision of a connected world, drawing on expertise to address questions regarding power balances, the relationship between privacy and security, and the role of technology in combating or enabling terrorism.

Cross cultural Business Behavior

Author: Richard R. Gesteland
Publisher: Copenhagen Business School Press DK
ISBN: 9788763002387
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The theme of this new edition of Cross-Cultural Business Behavior is CHANGE. First of all, cultures change. In markets around the world, business behavior is constantly evolving, impelled by generational shifts, improvements in education, and (especially) increasing exposure to the world marketplace. That is why all of the book's 43 'Negotiator Profiles' have been thoroughly updated, with new cases and fresh examples added. In addition to the change in culture, international managers' challenges have changed too. For example, just a few years ago, participants at global management seminars around the world were mainly interested in how to communicate and negotiate with overseas partners. But, they now find that their toughest challenges are how to manage overseas subsidiaries, strategic alliances, and international partnerships. To reflect these new realities, the book's time-tested framework for understanding cross-cultural negotiating behavior has been expanded to include a wide variety of practical pointers on managing in today's global marketplace. This fifth edition is important for everyone involved with global management, whether student or manager, because cultures and business challenges do change. The book is an essential survival guide for doing business in cultures other than one's own.