Islam in Japan: A Cause for Concern?

Islam in Japan
A Cause for Concern?

by Keiko Sakurai, Michael Penn, and Emile A. Nakhleh
January 1, 2008

Keiko Sakurai provides a demographic analysis of Muslims living in Japan with special emphasis on Muslim communities and community-building activities. Michael Penn examines Japanese views and attitudes toward Muslims living in Japan and the implications of Japanese perspectives for U.S. policy and other matters.

Introduction
Emile A. Nakhleh

Muslims in Contemporary Japan
Keiko Sakurai
This essay provides a demographic analysis of Muslims living in Japan with special emphasis on Muslim communities and community-building activities.

Public Faces and Private Spaces: Islam in the Japanese Context
Michael Penn
This essay examines Japanese views and attitudes toward Muslims living in Japan and the implications of Japanese perspectives for U.S. policy and other matters.


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