The Daily Lives of Muslims: Islam and Public Confrontation in Contemporary Europe

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For many in the West, Islam has become a byword for terrorism. From 9/11 to the Paris attacks, our headlines are dominated by images of violence and extremism. Now, as the Western world struggles to cope with the refugee crisis, there is a growing obsession with the issue of Muslim integration. Those Muslims who fail to assimilate are branded the 'enemy within', with their communities said to provide a fertile breeding ground for jihadists. Such narratives, though, fail to take into account the actual lives of most Muslims ...

The Daily Lives of Muslims: Islam and Public Confrontation in Contemporary Europe 2017, Zed Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781783609543

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