New PDF release: Islam in Liberal Europe: Freedom, Equality, and Intolerance

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By Kai Hafez

ISBN-10: 1442229519

ISBN-13: 9781442229518

Islam in "Liberal" Europe presents the 1st complete evaluation of the political and social prestige of Islam and of Muslim migrants in Europe. Kai Hafez exhibits that even if felony and political platforms have made growth towards spotting Muslims on equivalent phrases and putting off discriminatory practices which are in contradiction to impartial secularism, “liberal societies” usually lag at the back of. the writer argues that Islamophobic murders in Norway and Germany are just the top of the iceberg of a deep-seated lack of ability of many Europeans to simply accept cultural globalization while it hits just about domestic. even though there have continually been anti-racist elites and networks in Europe, Hafez contends that the dominant culture even between possible liberal highbrow milieus and their media is Islamophobic. This truth unearths expression not just within the turning out to be anti-Islam sentiment between right-wing populists yet occasionally additionally in so-called enlightened sorts of modern media, public opinion, institution curricula, and Christian interfaith dialogues.

In addition to providing a serious evaluation of optimistic and unfavorable traits in Islamic-Western family members, Hafez additionally engages in a theoretical debate revolving round integration, tolerance, multicultural liberalism, and sleek liberal democracy. He combines political philosophy and political and social concept with present research on verbal exchange and the function of either spiritual and secular associations in community-building in glossy societies. In essence, the writer debates the query of no matter if liberal society in Europe, that allows you to keep away from a turning out to be hole among integrative politics and discriminatory societies, wishes a whole renewal not just of political ideologies but additionally of cultures and institutions.

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Islam in "Liberal" Europe presents the 1st accomplished evaluation of the political and social prestige of Islam and of Muslim migrants in Europe. Kai Hafez exhibits that even if felony and political platforms have made growth towards spotting Muslims on equivalent phrases and removing discriminatory practices which are in contradiction to impartial secularism, “liberal societies” frequently lag in the back of.

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