Muslim community organisations as agents of social inclusion, cohesion and active citizenship?

A cross-national overview
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Part of the Islam in der Gesellschaft book series (ISLGES)

Abstract

Many of the Western countries covered in this book look back on a long history of Muslim presence, which in some cases even pre-dates the formal foundation of the nation-state in their current territorial and political shape. Despite this fact, and notwithstanding some major country-specific differences, today’s Muslim communities in most Western societies are predominantly a result of post-World War II immigration and settlement processes, which have led to the establishment of very diverse and continuously growing Muslim communities.

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Migration Europe Rubber Arena Alba 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Victoria UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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