Integrating Islam political and religious challenges in contemporary France

Laurence, Jonathan

Integrating Islam political and religious challenges in contemporary France Jonathan Laurence; Justin Vaisse - XVIII, 342 S. graph. Darst. 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index

Part I. Being Muslim in France. 1. The steady integration of France's most recent and largest minority ; 2. Patterns of exclusion and inclusion in French society ; 3. From religion to identity : 1,001 ways of being Muslim ; 4. Islamic organizations and leaders in France -- Part II. From Muslims into French citizens : Muslims and public policy. 5. Liberté, égalité-- laïcité : creation of the French Council of the Muslim Religion ; 6. Intolerance or integration? The ban on religious symbols in public schools ; 7. An assessment of French policy responses -- Part III. The Politics of Islam in France and Europe. 8. The pursuit of the Muslim vote and its impact on foreign policy ; 9. Anti-Semitism among Muslims and the rise of communautarisme ; 10. The threat of terrorism and the French response ; 11. Conclusion

"Portrays the more complex reality of Muslim integration into French politics and society. Special attention devoted to the policies developed by successive French governments to encourage integration and discourage extremism"--Provided by publisher

0815751516 pbk. : alk. paper 0815751508 cloth : alk. paper 9780815751519 : pbk. : alk. paper 9780815751502 : cloth : alk. paper

9780815751519 2006018347

013543649 UK


Muslims--Cultural assimilation--France
Muslims--Political activity--France
Muslims--Socialization--France
Islam--France
Islamic fundamentalism--France
Islam and politics--France
Muslims--France--Cultural assimilation
Muslims--Political activity--France
Muslims--Socialization--France
Islam--France
Islamic fundamentalism--France
Islam and politics--France
Frankreich
Islam
Soziale Integration
Religionspolitik
Frankreich--Islamische Länder/Islamische Welt--Muslime--Minderheit--Minderheitenpolitik--Soziale Integration--Politische Partizipation--Religiöse Kultur--Kulturelle Identität--Politischer Islam


France--Politics and government
France--Politics and goverment
Frankreich

Class of Fall 2012 Daimler Fellow Fellow

DC34.5.M87

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