Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Editor/Author Nielsen, Jurgen S.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-7486-4694-4
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Analyses European Muslim communities' developing involvement in their political environment and related Muslim and public debates.

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Table of Contents

  • List of tables and figures
  • 1. Introduction - Jørgen S. Nielsen
  • Part One Laying foundations: national and local elections
  • 2. Muslim political participation in Belgium: an exceptional political representation in Europe - Fatima Zibouh
  • 3. Muslim political participation in Germany: a structurationist approach - Maike Didero
  • 4. Political opinions and participation among young Muslims in Sweden: a case study - Jonatan Bäckelie and Göran Larsson
  • 5. Lithuanian Muslims’ attitudes toward participation in the democratic political process: the case of converts - Egdūnas Račius
  • 6. Political participation of European Muslims in France and the United Kingdom - Salima Bouyarden
  • Part Two Participation as integration
  • 7. Muslim collective mobilisations in contemporary Europe: new issues and new types of involvement - Franck Frégosi
  • 8. How politically integrated are Danish Muslims? Evidence from the Muhammad cartoons controversy - Lasse Lindekilde
  • 9. Limits and potentialities of the Italian and British political systems through the lens of Muslim women in politics - Alessia Belli
  • 10. Representing ‘Islam of the banlieues’: class and political participation among Muslims in France - Z. Fareen Parvez
  • Part Three Institutions as gateways
  • 11. Creating the image of European Islam: the European Council for Fatwa and Research and Ireland - Adil Hussain Khan
  • 12. The political participation of Polish Muslim Tatars - the result of or the reason for integration? From Teutonic wars to the Danish cartoons affair - Agata S. Nalborczyk
  • 13. The Alevi quest in Europe through the redefinition of the Alevi movement: recognition and political participation, a case study of the FUAF in France - Deniz Koşulu
  • 14. Leicester Muslims: citizenship, race and civil religion - Carolina Ivanescu
  • Part Four Breaking the bounds
  • 15. Muslims and electoral politics in Britain: the case of the Respect Party - Timothy Peace
  • 16. Clichés are funny as long as they happen on stage: comedy as political criticism - Riem Spielhaus
  • Notes on the contributors