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Published: 01 May 2018

208 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190874889

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Republic of Islamophobia

The Rise of Respectable Racism in France

James Wolfreys

  • Islamophobia is not specific to France but nowhere does it dominate public debate in the same way. This book offers a sharp, accessible examination of the reasons why.
  • Highlights how a new form of racism is emerging in France, championed by Marine Le Pen, which makes it "respectable" to attack Muslims
  • Drawing on interviews on the ground, the author considers the legacy of colonialism, the notion of citizenship in the Republic, the ongoing debates over burkinis, hijabs, etc.

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