Book Integrating Islam : political and religious challenges in contemporary France / Jonathan Laurence, Justin Vaisse.
Associated Name: Vaïsse, Justin.
Associated Name: Brookings Institution.
Publication year: c2006.
Call Number DC34.5.M87 L17 2006
Media class: Book
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815751516 9780815751502 9780815751519
Extent: xviii, 342 p. : maps, charts ; 24 cm.
"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.
The steady integration of France's most recent and largest minority -- Patterns of exclusion and inclusion in French society -- From religion to identity : 1,001 ways of being Muslim -- Islamic organizations and leaders in France -- Liberté, égalité ... laïcité : creation of the French Council of the Muslim Religion -- Intolerance or integration? The ban on religious symbols in public schools -- An assessment of French policy responses -- The pursuit of the Muslim vote and its impact on foreign policy -- Anti-Semitism among Muslims and the rise of Communautarisme -- The threat of terrorism and the French response -- Conclusion.