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The New Muslim Religious Brokers in European Cities and Politics of Muslim Citizenship

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dc.contributor.author Pedziwiatr, Konrad
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-21T13:12:31Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-21T13:12:31Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.isbn 978-952-10-7725-8
dc.identifier.issn 1796-2986
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/32363
dc.description.abstract On the basis of the research into active social citizenship amongst the new Muslim religious brokers in Brussels and London, this paper explores the transition from the politics of Muslim identity to the politics of Muslim citizenship, a major change in the public mobilisation of Islam in Belgium and Britain. It argues that this move has been closely linked with the development of civic consciousness among certain segments of the Muslim populations in Europe and the construction of a new type of identity – ‘Muslim civicness’ - which is characterised by strong support for the national projects, activism beyond Muslim symbolic boundaries, emphasis on the similar rights to other citizens and obligations vis-à-vis all the citizens regardless of their religious adherence. fi
dc.language.iso en fi
dc.publisher Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries COLLeGIUM: Studies across Disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences 11 fi
dc.rights © 2012 author and volume editor fi
dc.subject Identity politics fi
dc.subject Islam and citizenship fi
dc.subject new Muslim brokers fi
dc.title The New Muslim Religious Brokers in European Cities and Politics of Muslim Citizenship fi
dc.type Artikkeli fi
dc.type Article fi

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