Can Islam Be French? : : Pluralism and Pragmatism in a Secularist State / / John R. Bowen.

Can Islam Be French? is an anthropological examination of how Muslims are responding to the conditions of life in France. Following up on his book Why the French Don't Like Headscarves, John Bowen turns his attention away from the perspectives of French non-Muslims to focus on those of the coun...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Princeton University Press eBook-Package Backlist 2000-2013
Place / Publishing House:Princeton, NJ : : Princeton University Press, , [2009]
Year of Publication:2009
Edition:Course Book
Series:Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics ; 30
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Physical Description:1 online resource (248 p.) :; 7 halftones.
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part One: Trajectories
  • Chapter One. Islam and the Republic
  • Chapter Two. Fashioning the French Islamic Landscape
  • Part Two: Spaces
  • Chapter Three. Mosques Facing Outward
  • Chapter Four. Shaping Knowledge to France
  • Chapter Five. Differentiating Schools
  • Chapter Six. Can an Islamic School Be Republican?
  • Part Three: Debates
  • Chapter Seven. Should There Be an Islam for Europe?
  • Chapter Eight. Negotiating across Realms of Justification
  • Chapter Nine. Islamic Spheres in Republican Space
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index