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Governing Islam Abroad. Turkish and Moroccan Muslims in Western Europe

 

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Type:   Livre
 
Titre:   Governing Islam Abroad. Turkish and Moroccan Muslims in Western Europe
 
Auteur(s):   Bruce, Benjamin (Auteur)
Centre de recherches internationales (Éditeur scientifique)
 
Date de publication:   2018-09
 
Éditeur:   Basingstoke  :  Palgrave Macmillan
 
Collection:   The Sciences Po Series in International Relations and Political Econom
 
Pages:   303  p.
 
ISBN:   9783319786636
 
Mots-clés:   [fr] Western Europe, islam, Turkey, Morocco, transnational politics, foreign policy
 
Résumé:   [en] From sending imams abroad to financing mosques and Islamic associations, home states play a key role in governing Islam in Western Europe. Drawing on over one hundred interviews and years of fieldwork, this book employs a comparative perspective that analyzes the foreign religious activities of the two home states with the largest diaspora populations in Europe: Turkey and Morocco. The research shows how these states use religion to promote ties with their citizens and their descendants abroad while also seeking to maintain control over the forms of Islam that develop within the diaspora. The author identifies and explains the internal and foreign political interests that have motivated state actors on both sides of the Mediterranean, ultimately arguing that interstate cooperation in religious affairs has and will continue to have a structural influence on the evolution of Islam in Western Europe.
 
 

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