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Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler


This highly topical book aims to undermine unsubstantiated myths by examining Muslim integration in Germany, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, states which dominate the debate on minority integration and the practice of Muslim religious traditions. These nations have a range of alternative relationships between religion and the state, as well as strategies for coordinating individuals' ethnic and state identities. Using the European Parliament's benchmarking guidelines, surveys and other non-official data, the authors find that in some areas Muslims are in fact more integrated th ... More

Keywords: Muslims, Integration, Discrimination, Trust, Well-being, European Union, European Social Survey, Immigration, Germany, France, Netherlands, United Kingdom

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781847428875
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pamela Irving Jackson, author

Peter Doerschler, author