Part I. Being Muslim in France. 1. The steady integration of France's most recent and largest minority ; 2. Patterns of exclusion and inclusion in French society ; 3. From religion to identity : 1,001 ways of being Muslim ; 4. Islamic organizations and leaders in France Part II. From Muslims into French citizens : Muslims and public policy. 5. Liberté, égalité laïcité : creation of the French Council of the Muslim Religion ; 6. Intolerance or integration? The ban on religious symbols in public schools ; 7. An assessment of French policy responses Part III. The Politics of Islam in France and Europe. 8. The pursuit of the Muslim vote and its impact on foreign policy ; 9. Anti-Semitism among Muslims and the rise of communautarisme ; 10. The threat of terrorism and the French response ; 11. Conclusion.
"Portrays the more complex reality of Muslim integration into French politics and society. Special attention devoted to the policies developed by successive French governments to encourage integration and discourage extremism"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-324) and index.