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Published: 30 October 2014

888 Pages


ISBN: 9780199607976

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The Oxford Handbook of European Islam

Edited by Jocelyne Cesari

Oxford Handbooks

  • Presents a systematic and cross-national analysis of the multiple and changing ways Islam has been studied across European countries
  • Discusses immigration, integration and social status; religion in the public space and education; international constraints; growing influence of Global Salafism
  • Proposes a clearer identification and delimitation of what constitutes the category "Islam," by analysing the definition of a Muslim and of what constitutes a Muslim community
  • Provides a review of the contemporary literature on Islam and Muslims in the country, focusing on the most common topics across this literature, i.e. Immigration issues, socio-economic status, religion and secularism, political participation, and international constraints