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Laïcité en débat: Principes et représentations en France et en Turquie. Ed. Samim Akgönül
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Laïcité en débat: Principes et représentations en France et en Turquie. Ed. Samim Akgönül. Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, 2008. P. 335. Pbk. ISBN 978-2-86820-385-4. €26.

Are practices of secularism in France and Turkey similar or different? “It depends” is the correct answer. In comparison with secularism in the United States and India, where religious symbols are accommodated in the public sphere, secularism in France and Turkey appear to be similarly exclusionary. In other words, if one categorises cases with mutually exclusive typologies, France and Turk…

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Ahmet T. Kuru, “Laïcité en débat: Principes et représentations en France et en Turquie. Ed. Samim Akgönül”, in: Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online, Edited by: Oliver Scharbrodt, Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Egdūnas Račius. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2588-9737_YMEO_REV_02200906>
First published online: 2018



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