Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online

Get access

Laïcité en débat: Principes et représentations en France et en Turquie. Ed. Samim Akgönül
(548 words)

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…

Cite this page
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: Stephanie Müssig, Egdūnas Račius, Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Oliver Scharbrodt. Consulted online on 05 October 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2588-9737_YMEO_REV_02200906>
First published online: 2018



▲   Back to top   ▲