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Identity Politics: Western Europe
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The political mobilization of Muslim minorities in the West: a gender (un)friendly project?

Mass migration movements are very symptomatic of this age we call global. Massive flows of people move from north to south, from east to west to seek a better future for themselves and their children (Appadurai 2000). During the 1950s and the 1960s a siz…

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Fadil, Nadia, “Identity Politics: Western Europe”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 20 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0092f>
First published online: 2009

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