Imam Behind Bars

Imam Behind Bars
Author: Mohamed Ajouaou
Publsiher: CreateSpace
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2014-09-08
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 1499769482

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A large body of research exists today regarding the imam who provides spiritual guidance and care within the mosque walls. But we still don't know enough about the imam as a Muslim chaplain outside the mosque, in the public, and particularly in our prisons. Mohamed Ajouaou's award-winning study focuses on this group of imams and addresses Muslim chaplaincy and Islamic spiritual care in Dutch correctional institutions. It provides insight into the design of a professional, Muslim, prison chaplaincy profile, with an emphasis on pastoral competencies, and it introduces crucial theological concepts of Muslim spiritual care. Through case studies, it illustrates the mosque imam's transition to prison imam, the differences and similarities between the two contexts, and the distinct disadvantages prison imams suffer compared to their colleagues in more established denominations. The study's result is not only a practical and theological exploration of Islamic chaplaincy in the Netherlands, it is also a proposal of how this practice can be developed, through a conceptual framework and models for success, in other Western democracies and Islamic countries, as well. Ajouaou adeptly maps the pastoral skills that prison imams need, sketches a foundation for the profession, and clarifies the core theology for this widely overlooked ministry.

Behind Bars

Behind Bars
Author: Jāved Nuʻmānī
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 82
Release: 1993*
Genre: Pakistan
ISBN: UOM:39015032219423

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Freedom through Submission Muslim talk in Contemporary Denmark

Freedom through Submission  Muslim talk in Contemporary Denmark
Author: Johannes Renders
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2021-03-01
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9789004448957

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In Freedom through Submission Johannes Renders explores Danish-Muslim statements on human freedom, analysing the Muslim community’s attempts to reconfigure a public debate that pits freedom against islam.

Philosophy Behind Bars

Philosophy Behind Bars
Author: Kirstine Szifris
Publsiher: Policy Press
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2021-07-16
Genre: Philosophy
ISBN: 9781529205541

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Male prisons can be dangerous places with a climate of distrust, but can long-term prisoners be given the space to reflect and grow ? This ground-breaking study found that engaging prisoners in philosophy education enabled them to think about some of the ‘big’ questions in life and as a result to see themselves and others differently.

Dirty Wars

Dirty Wars
Author: Jeremy Scahill
Publsiher: Profile Books
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2013-05-09
Genre: Political Science
ISBN: 9781847658258

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In this story from the frontlines of the undeclared battlefields of the War on Terror, Jeremy Scahill exposes America's new approach to war: fought far from any declared battlefield, by units that do not officially exist, in thousands of operations a month that are never publicly acknowledged. From Afghanistan and Pakistan to Yemen, Somalia and beyond, Scahill speaks to the CIA agents, mercenaries and elite Special Operations Forces operators. He goes deep into al Qaeda-held territory in Yemen and walks the streets of Mogadishu with CIA-backed warlords. We also meet the survivors of night raids and drone strikes - including families of US citizens targeted for assassination by their own government - who reveal the shocking human consequences of the dirty wars the United States struggle to keep hidden.

Religious Diversity in European Prisons

Religious Diversity in European Prisons
Author: Irene Becci,Olivier Roy
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2015-06-09
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9783319167787

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This book examines how prisons meet challenges of religious diversity, in an era of increasing multiculturalism and globalization. Social scientists studying corrections have noted the important role that religious or spiritual practice can have on rehabilitation, particularly for inmates with coping with stress, mental health and substance abuse issues. In the past, the historical figure of the prison chaplain operated primarily in a Christian context, following primarily a Christian model. Increasingly, prison populations (inmates as well as employees) display diversity in their ethnic, cultural, religious and geographic backgrounds. As public institutions, prisons are compelled to uphold the human rights of their inmates, including religious freedom. Prisons face challenges in approaching religious plurality and secularism, and maintaining prisoners' legal rights to religious freedom. The contributions to this work present case studies that examine how prisons throughout Europe have approached challenges of religious diversity. Featuring contributions from the UK, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium and Spain, this interdisciplinary volume includes contributions from social and political scientists, religion scholars and philosophers examining the role of religion and religious diversity in prison rehabilitation. It will be of interest to researchers in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science, Human Rights, Public Policy, and Religious Studies.

Extremism Behind Bars

Extremism Behind Bars
Author: Alena Lochmannová,ALENA LOCHMANNOVA; ONDEJ KOLA.
Publsiher: Západočeská univerzita v Plzni
Total Pages: 444
Release: 2021-01-01
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9788026110248

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Radikalizace a extremistické projevy představují pro vězeňské prostředí, především pak ve vazbě na jeho specifičnost, významnou bezpečnostní hrozbu. Dynamická povaha radikalizačního procesu ve spojení s vzájemným působením procesů ve vnější společnosti na vězeňské prostředí a naopak způsobuje, že radikalizační proces nabývá (nejen) ve vězeňském prostředí nových podob. V tomto kontextu je významné monitorování těchto projevů, ať už s ohledem na realizované aktivity, průnik nedovolených látek a předmětů, nebo symboliku. Publikace Extremismus za mřížemi je studií mapující nejen povahu a proměny extremismu a radikalizace obecně, ale vztahující tuto problematiku také k českému vězeňskému prostředí, četně v komparaci se zahraniční praxí. Významnou částí publikace jsou fotografie z archivu autorů, kteří kladou důraz nejen na projevy extremismu samotné, ale i na vizuální a ikonickou manifestaci extremismu, ať už ve formě vězeňské tetuáže, tak ve formě materiálů na podporu odsouzených. Publikace je rovněž doplněna o případové studie a bohatý fotografický materiál dokladující význam radikalizace a extremismu nejen v rovině praktické, ale také symbolické, kdy ať už nabývá jakékoliv podoby, je potenciálním nástrojem rekrutace v prostředí za vysokými zdmi a vězeňskými mřížemi, které je pro svoji povahu pro tento proces doslova živnou půdou.

Women Behind Bars

Women Behind Bars
Author: Silja J. A. Talvi
Publsiher: Seal Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2007-11-02
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9780786750795

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More and more women—mothers, grandmothers, wives, daughters, and sisters—are doing hard prison time all across the United States. Many of them are facing the prospect of years, decades, even lifetimes behind bars. Oddly, there’s been little public discussion about the dramatic increase of women in the prison system. What exactly is happening here, and why? The answers are in Women Behind Bars, in which investigative journalist Silja Talvi sheds light on why American girls and women are being locked up at such unprecedented rates. Talvi travels across the country to weave together interviews with inmates, correctional officers, and administrators, providing readers with a glance at the impact incarceration has on our society. With a combination of compassion and critical analysis, Talvi delivers a timely, in-depth analysis of a growing and extremely complicated issue.

Anecdotes of Reflection

Anecdotes of Reflection
Author: Sayyid Ali Akbar Sadaaqat
Publsiher: Lulu Press, Inc
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2014-09-11
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9781312512252

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This book is one of the many Islamic publications distributed by Ahlulbayt Organization throughout the world in different languages with the aim of conveying the message of Islam to the people of the world. Ahlulbayt Organization is a registered Organisation that operates and is sustained through collaborative efforts of volunteers in many countries around the world, and it welcomes your involvement and support. Its objectives are numerous, yet its main goal is to spread the truth about the Islamic faith in general and the Shi`a School of Thought in particular due to the latter being misrepresented, misunderstood and its tenets often assaulted by many ignorant folks, Muslims and non-Muslims.


Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Zulfiqar Ayub
Total Pages: 361
Release: 2015-05-02
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9182736450XXX



Muslim Women Domestic Violence and Psychotherapy

Muslim Women  Domestic Violence  and Psychotherapy
Author: Nazila Isgandarova
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 222
Release: 2018-09-03
Genre: Psychology
ISBN: 9780429891557

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Muslim Women, Domestic Violence, and Psychotherapy reconciles newly emerging Islamic practical theology with the findings and theories of contemporary social sciences. It is an inquiry about the lived experience of the Islamic tradition and its application in Islamic counseling with Muslim women subject to domestic violence. By incorporating a holistic examination of the worldview, personhood, and understanding of social and religious obligations of Muslim women in counseling, this book shows how practitioners can empower clients facing trauma and abuse to explore feasible solutions and decrease worry, anxiety, and other negative emotions.

Prisoner Resettlement in Europe

Prisoner Resettlement in Europe
Author: Frieder Dünkel,Ineke Pruin,Anette Storgaard,Jonas Weber
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 530
Release: 2018-10-11
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9781351761512

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Questions regarding how to improve the transitional phase from prison to life in society after release have gained major importance in the last decade in criminal policy. All over the world release preparation and resettlement practice are discussed with the aim to reduce negative effects of imprisonment and re-offending rates. Small and large reforms aiming at the improvement of release processes and reintegration strategies have taken place in many European states. This book describes the current European landscape of prisoner resettlement and brings together the results and ideas of leading European academic experts with the ambition of furthering national, European and international reform debates. This book presents national reports about resettlement processes and structures in 20 European countries: written by national scholars, these reports reveal important actors in resettlement processes as well as political decisions about the role of the communities in "taking the prisoners back", or the use of early release as a strategy to motivate the released prisoner to enter into a future without crime. Thematic chapters then concentrate on several aspects of prisoner resettlement that are of importance across borders: ethical, legal and practical challenges are discussed with a view on European developments, and theoretical frameworks of prisoner resettlement are used to develop comprehensive perspectives for future reform debates. The book serves as a fundamental source for researchers, politicians and practitioners in the field of prison and probation reform and practice. It is also useful in the field of social work, in so far that the analyses confirm that prisoner resettlement is not just a problem of criminal, but also of social justice. Sustainable reforms need the will of and good cooperation between all responsible actors and organizations from the justice, social, health and welfare sectors, as well as from society as a whole in the consent for taking released prisoners back.

Gay Prison Erotica Vol 1

Gay Prison Erotica  Vol  1
Author: Lee Lane Lamplight,Curtis Kingsmith,Calvin Freeman,Gavin Rockhard
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 105
Release: 2016-12-16
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1520158378

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Inside this ebook you'll find six incredible tales of gay erotica from Brutewood Correctional, the hottest and sexiest institution in prison life! Prison Trade: Inmate Worship - Warren loves prison meat, and he'll pay whatever it costs to get what he wants! So when he sets up an encounter with one sexy inmate, itpromises to be the most outrageous bit of rough trade ever. Today he'sgot one studly black thug waiting for him, only he thinks he's getting a female -- luckily Warren has what it takes to make his latest prisonalpha forget about girls! Can he handle this much raunchy prison sex? A Yaoi Tale of Prison Masseur Lust - Ollie needs protection, and his cellmate, Wilson, needs affection.But will they both be willing and able to give each other what theyneed? Wilson is a tough, cruel thug who doesn't take any crap fromanybody. Ollie is a delicate gay twink who lusts for Wilson's body.Their relationship careens wildly from frosty to lusty to violent andback again, as neither knows what they truly want. Wilson's machostraight attitude makes him unwilling to show how he truly feels about Ollie... Until the lights go out. Wilson is one of those prison-thugs that has one set of iron-clad non-negotiable rules for prison life duringthe day, and another set of firm, throbbing rules that apply under cover of darkness. This is a hardcore M/M yaoi short about love,vulnerability and pure, unadulterated lust. Muslim Trade: The Imam Behind Bars - Pierre lusts for hot Muslim meat, and today he's in Rhode Islandfeasting on bulls! He's after a hot black American imam named Rahim.He's desperate to show Rahim how sexy gay lust can be, but will Rahim be willing to learn? It's Not Gay If...: It's Past Lights Out - Waylon is looking forward to at least one aspect of his time inprison -- the hot straight muscle-thugs needing release! But he's notsure it'll happen because his cellmates firmly believe thathomosexuality is wrong. And then the lights go out. It turns out that, behind bars, the rules change depending on how much light is in the cell. That means when the shadows of night fallupon Waylon, he and his biggest, toughest, alphaest cellmate startgetting freaky! Prison Trade: Through the Fence - Warren loves prison meat, and he'll pay whatever it costs to get what he wants! So when he buys a home that neighbors a correctional facility,he knows it's only a matter of time before he gets to swing on some sexy inmate's hog! Sure enough, one day he meets a black convicted pimp onthe other side of the fence, and he pays him off for a taste of thatjail-starved manhood! You won't believe how incredible this tale ofhardcore prison trade is! Brutewood Conjugal Downlow - Ratheen came to the conjugal trailer at Brutewood Prison for a heterogang-shoot, but then he finds out he's the new guy, which means he hasto be fluffer for the whole gang! He's willing to do what it takes tomake a porno movie with his idol, rapper Cairo Degreez, even if thatmeans taking on the whole cell block! Will this hardcore straight movieget made? Or it will turn into extreme str8core-submission action?!

Western Jihadism

Western Jihadism
Author: Jytte Klausen
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2021-08-24
Genre: Political Science
ISBN: 9780198870791

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This book tells the story of Al Qaeda and its development in the West.

Betty Shabazz Surviving Malcolm X

Betty Shabazz  Surviving Malcolm X
Author: Russell John Rickford
Publsiher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Total Pages: 618
Release: 2003
Genre: African American Muslims
ISBN: 9781402252518

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Profiles Betty Shabazz's life before, during, and after her marriage to Malcolm X, exploring her efforts to move beyond the often extraordinary personal tragedy touching her and her family.