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Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Jorgen S. Nielsen


After an introduction by the editor this book presents fifteen studies from across Europe, including the eastern part, many of them comparative across countries. The chapters are arranged in four parts. The first focuses particularly on local and national elections, and the second part on broader questions of political integration, especially among women and youth. Part three looks out how institutions, Muslim and local or national, can facilitate and contribute to directing the particular ways in which political integration can be channelled or hindered. Finally, the fourth part investigates ... More

Keywords: Muslims, Europe, Politics, Youth, Women, Immigrants, Minorities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780748646944
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jorgen S. Nielsen, editor
University of Copenhagan

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Chapter 1 Introduction

Jørgen S. Nielsen

Part One Laying Foundations: National and Local Elections

Part Two Participation as integration

Part Three Institutions as Gateways

Part Four Breaking the Bounds