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Published: 27 October 2005

264 Pages | Numerous tables


ISBN: 9780199289929

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The Islamic Challenge

Politics and Religion in Western Europe

Jytte Klausen

  • First book to examine the response of European Muslim leaders to the idea that there exists a 'clash of civilizations' between religious Muslims and secular Europeans
  • Provides facts about who Europe's Muslim leaders actually are and how they view Islamic integration into European society and polities
  • Based on a wealth of new data generated from interviews with 300 European Muslim Leaders from 6 countries (Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Great Britain, France, and Germany)
  • Explores complex and controversial issues, such as the position of women in Islam, and how best to accommodate religious rituals in schools and the workplace

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