Islam and Secular Citizenship in the Netherlands, United by Carolina Ivanescu

By Carolina Ivanescu

The earlier numerous years have visible many examples of friction among secular ecu societies and non secular migrant groups inside of them. This learn combines ethnographic paintings in 3 international locations (The Netherlands, the uk, and France) with a brand new theoretical body (regimes of secularity). Its undertaking is to give a contribution to an figuring out of minority id building in secular societies. as well as attractive with educational literature and ethnographic study, the booklet takes a severe examine 3 towns, 3 nation-contexts, and 3 grassroots different types of Muslim non secular collective association, evaluating and contrasting them from a old viewpoint.

Carolina Ivanescu deals a radical theoretical grounding and checks latest theories empirically. starting from the concept faith and citizenship are either an important facets of the state's realizing of Muslim identities, she demonstrates the relevance of collective identity approaches which are articulated via belonging to geographical and ideological entities. those types of collective id and minority administration, Ivanescu asserts, are configuring novel chances for where of faith within the glossy social world.

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