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Establishing Distance from Immigrant Muslims

Esra Özyürek

in Being German, Becoming Muslim: Race, Religion, and Conversion in the New Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162782
eISBN:
9781400852710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162782.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at how converted German Muslims seek to practice a so-called true Islam stripped of cultural accretions. In its indigenous German Muslim context, an Islam free of culture means an ... More


The Socioeconomic Integration of Immigrants in the EU: Effects of Origin and Destination Countries on the First and Second Generation

Fenella Fleischmann and Jaap Dronkers

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the economic integration of first- and second-generation immigrants into thirteen countries in Europe, considering several possible determinants of successful integration, ... More


The Concept of Inclusive Tolerance

Paul M. Sniderman, Michael Bang Petersen, Rune Slothuus, and Rune Stubager

in Paradoxes of Liberal Democracy: Islam, Western Europe, and the Danish Cartoon Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161105
eISBN:
9781400852673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161105.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The inclusion of immigrants in general and Muslim immigrants in particular is straining liberal democracies in western Europe. This chapter re-examines an earlier and more expansive understanding of ... More


“Good Muslims,” “Good Blacks”

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter begins by reviewing four theories drawn from the social movement literature which have been put forward to account for the response of the state to the religious demands of Muslim ... More


A Leap in the Dark: Muslims and the State in Twenty-First-Century Europe

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the state of the relationship between immigrant-origin Muslim minorities and their Western European host countries in the twenty-first century. Just over 1 percent of the ... More


Being German, Becoming Muslim: Race, Religion, and Conversion in the New Europe

Esra Özyürek

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162782
eISBN:
9781400852710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162782.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Every year more and more Europeans, including Germans, are embracing Islam. It is estimated that there are now up to 100,000 German converts—a number similar to that in France and the United Kingdom. ... More


“Culture” and “Religion”: Immigration, Islams, and Race in 1970s Paris

Naomi Davidson

in Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450914
eISBN:
9780801465697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450914.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the ways in which the interplay among race, culture, and Islam was made visible in the 1970s, an era of changed immigration policy and a new direction in the state’s ... More


Paradoxes of Liberal Democracy: Islam, Western Europe, and the Danish Cartoon Crisis

Paul M. Sniderman, Michael Bang Petersen, Rune Slothuus, and Rune Stubager

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161105
eISBN:
9781400852673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161105.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In 2005, twelve cartoons mocking the prophet Mohammed appeared in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, igniting a political firestorm over demands by some Muslims that the claims of their religious ... More


Islam in Switzerland: Fragmented Accommodation in a Federal Country

Hans Mahnig

in Muslims in the West: From Sojourners to Citizens

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148053
eISBN:
9780199849277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148053.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Traditionally a multicultural society, since the end of the 19th-century Switzerland has also become a country of immigration. Since 1945, it has had one of the highest immigration rates in Europe. ... More


The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Jonathan Laurence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book traces how governments across Western Europe have responded to the growing presence of Muslim immigrants in their countries over the past fifty years. Drawing on hundreds of in-depth ... More


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