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Symbolic religiosity among the Turkish Youth in Britain

  • Talip Kucukcan

Abstract

Many Western European countries have a sizeable immigrant population of different ethnic, racial, religious and national origins, including Turkish Muslims, as a result of transnational immigration and settlement. The estimated number of Turkish Muslims in European countries is more than 3 million and younger generations constitute a large portion of the Turkish diaspora. Contrary to the expectations of the policy makers, the overwhelming majority of the Turkish immigrants decided to settle in the host countries rather than returning to Turkey. The host countries became permanent homes for the younger generations1.

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