The writers contributing their researches to this book deal with an are8 that has not yet been adequately studied. Most of the literature on Muslims is historically or politically oriented and views immigrant Muslims in North America as extensions of their homelands, in particular the Middle East. This book discusses Muslim families as part of the pluralistic and ever-changing social fabric of the United States and Canada. The families of African-American Muslims and Muslim converts are not studied. We are going to present our critique chapter by chapter.