Integrating Islam : political and religious challenges in contemporary France / Jonathan Laurence, Justin Vaisse
- 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.
- 0815751508 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815751516 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-324) and index.
View MARC record | catkey: 3369578