• Mario Peucker
Part of the Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series book series ( CAL)


Drawing from an explorative analysis of 30 in-depth interviews with self-declared Muslims who have been involved in various forms of civic or political participation, this study offers new insights into the diverse ways in which Muslims enact their citizenship. Most of the key findings apply, with some variations, to Muslims in Australia and Germany. In some thematic areas, however, the study found significant country-specific differences between the ways in which Muslims’ active citizenship has unfolded over time. As the above analysis noted several times, on closer inspection, these divergences appear to be influenced, at least partially, by country-specific opportunity structures (Ireland 1994), as outlined in this concluding chapter.


Political Participation Civic Engagement Muslim Community Active Citizenship Civic Participation 
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  • Mario Peucker
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  1. 1.Victoria UniversityCentre for Cultural Diversity and WellbeingMelbourneAustralia

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