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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


Rubbing Shoulders: A Shared World

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter addresses how Muslims and non-Muslims lived together, side-by-side and having a shared experience. This was the case in Syria from the earliest period of Muslim rule. Arab Muslim ... 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


Homeland Insecurity: How Immigrant Muslims Naturalize America in Islam

Mucahit Bilici

in Finding Mecca in America: How Islam Is Becoming an American Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226049564
eISBN:
9780226922874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922874.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the difficulty some Muslims have in seeing America as a homeland. It first discusses the concept of home and what it means to feel at home. It then considers the cultural ... More


Introduction

Muna Ali

in Young Muslim America: Faith, Community, and Belonging

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190664435
eISBN:
9780190664466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664435.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter presents three vignettes that illustrate the four narratives that frame this book: the notion of an identity crisis among young Muslims, the purported conflict between a ... More


Cultivating Civic Virtue

Randall Curren and Charles Dorn

in Patriotic Education in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226552255
eISBN:
9780226552422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552422.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Chapter 5 considers whether there is a virtuous form of patriotism and if so what role it might play in the scheme of civic virtue and civic education. It analyzes civic virtue as having three ... More


Transplanting Ties

John R. Bowen

in On British Islam: Religion, Law, and Everyday Practice in Shari'a Councils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691158549
eISBN:
9781400881055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158549.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter traces the physical movement of Muslims to Britain. Muslims came to Britain mainly—though not only—from South Asia, and they settled in certain cities and neighborhoods. Although Muslims ... More


Unresolved Issues of Partition Politics

Udayon Misra

in Burden of History: Assam and the Partition--Unresolved Issues

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199478361
eISBN:
9780199090914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199478361.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

The concluding chapter takes up what it sees to be some of the major unresolved issues of Partition politics. While it tries to trace the roots of the violence centred around land in several areas of ... More


The Pitfalls of Normalization: The Dutch Case and the Future of Equality

Jan Willem Duyvendak

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explains that the attainment of marriage equality in Holland in 2001, and the accompanying further “normalization” of homosexuality, has had two troubling effects. First, it has allowed ... More


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