Muslims in the enlarged Europe /

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Other Authors / Creators:Maréchal, Brigitte.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003.
Series:Muslim minorities ; v. 2.
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Retention:Retained for Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST) http://eastlibraries.org/retained-materials
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Introduction: From Past to Present
  • The Past
  • The Muslim Populations of Europe
  • Part 1. Processes of the Social Construction of Islam
  • Introduction to Part One
  • Chapter 1. The Question of Belonging
  • The Foundations of Belief
  • Muslim Ways of Belonging
  • Changes in Belonging
  • Chapter 2. Modalities of Islamic Instruction
  • The Status of Religious Education in Europe
  • Educational Situation of Children from Muslim Families
  • Religious Socialisation by Families
  • Religious Education Offered within Mosques
  • Religious Education in State Systems
  • Interplay of Language of Origin, Culture, and Religion
  • In the Public Schools
  • Religious Schools for Already Established Religions
  • Recognised and Subsidised Islamic Schools
  • Increased Importance of Other Forms of Instruction
  • Private Islamic Institutes
  • Higher Education in the Public System
  • By Way of Conclusion
  • Chapter 3. Mosques, Organisations and Leadership
  • Establishment of Mosques
  • Internal Organisation of Mosques and Figures of Authority
  • Recent Developments
  • The Global Framework of Islamic Organisational Networks
  • Diversity of Ideological and Religious Currents
  • Observations and Perspectives
  • Chapter 4. Institutionalisation of Islam and Representative Organisations for Dealing with European States
  • Legislative Regulations of Religion and Beyond
  • National Situations
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Chapter 5. Muslims and Politics
  • The Political Supply and Demand
  • Voting
  • Immigrants, Ethnic Minorities or Muslims?
  • Participation at Local Level
  • Some Considerations on Elected Candidates
  • Other Forms of Political Participation
  • The Political Presence: an Overview
  • On the European Right of Vote: Some Considerations
  • Part 2. The State and Legal Systems with Regard to Islam
  • Introduction to Part Two
  • Chapter 6. The Legal Dimension
  • Introduction
  • The Traditional Classification of the Systems of State-Church Relations
  • The Insufficiency of Traditional Classification
  • The European Model of the Relations between the State and Religions
  • Problems and Prospects of the European Model of the Relation between States and Religions
  • Islam and the European Model of Relations between the State and Religions
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter 7. Muslim Family Laws before the Courts in Europe: A Conditional Recognition
  • Introduction: Putting Muslim Family Laws into Practice in European Countries. A Thorny Question
  • The Qualification: Difficulties Involved in Qualification in the Sense of International Law Concerning Private Persons
  • The Connecting Factor: on the Role of Nationality versus Domicile
  • A Thorny Question: the Matrimonial Status of Muslim
  • Conclusion: The Bond of Proximity with the State of Residence. A Viable Criterion?
  • Part 3. Islam and Society: Public Space and Integration
  • Introduction to Part Three
  • Chapter 8. The Media
  • Imaginary and the Perception of the Other
  • Human Mobility and Circulation of Information
  • The Reflection of the Exceptional Case
  • Muslim Press and Media
  • The Production of the Islamic Discourse
  • The Media on Muslims
  • The Attitude of the Media Towards Islam: Islamophobia?
  • The Opinion of the Native Population
  • Reciprocal Feedback between Europe and Islam
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter 9. Relations and Negotiations: Issues and Debates on Islam
  • Introduction: The Debate in the Public Space
  • The Rushdie Affair: the Clash on Ideas
  • The Question of the Hijab: A Public Manifestation of Individual Rights
  • Mosques and Cemeteries: Symbolic Places
  • Other Debates on Islam
  • The Debate on Multiculturalism
  • Chapter 10. Relations between Religions
  • The Background Landscape: A Plural Europe
  • Elements of the Relationship with Islam
  • Encounter as Dialogue
  • Encounter as Repositioning and Conflict
  • 'Official' Dialogue
  • Forms of Dialogue: Bodies, Conferences and Journals
  • Aspects of the 'Grassroots' Dialogue: Experiences in the Field
  • The Push from Above: The Role of the European Commission
  • Intra-Muslim Dynamics
  • Some Considerations on Prospects and 'Hot' Issues
  • Chapter 11. The Economic Dimension
  • Some Limitations
  • Resources in Religious Communities: Self-financing, Types of Aid, and Influences
  • Presence in the Job Market
  • Ethnic Business and Religion
  • The Special Case of Halal Meat
  • Islamic Banks, Licit Insurance, and Money Transfers
  • Chapter 12. The International Dimension
  • Globalisation, Europe and Islam
  • Islam, a European Fact
  • European Public Space and Muslim Countries: Trans-Mediterranean Dynamics
  • The Role of Networks
  • The Presence of Islam and EU Foreign Policy
  • The Case of Turkey
  • The Role of the EU and Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • Enlargement Eastwards
  • Chapter 13. After September 11th: Radical Islamic Politics and European Islam
  • Analyses of Radical Islamic Politics with Regard to Muslims in Europe before September 11
  • On the Use of Words and their Evolution: How to Describe 'Political Islam'
  • After September 11: Islam in General and European Muslims
  • From External Causes to Subjective Meaning
  • The Muslim World and the World at Large
  • The Future of European Islam
  • Conclusions
  • Conclusions
  • Past
  • Present
  • Future
  • Bibliography
  • Appendix
  • List of National Experts and Codes for National Files
  • The Authors
  • Thematic Index
  • Index of Authors
  • Index of Muslim Medias
  • Index of Muslim Personalities
  • Index of Organisations and Ideological Movements