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Gender, HipHop and Pop-Islam: the urban identities of Muslim youth in Germany
While many opponents construe the growing presence of Muslim headscarves in Germany as evidence of creeping Islamicization, religious activism can also be interpreted as an attempt on the part ofExpand
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Citizenship and migration policies under Merkel's Grand Coalition
Mindful of Germany's looming demographic deficit and its likely consequences for the national economy, Chancellor Angela Merkel has embraced the fact that Germany is a land of immigration, in starkExpand
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The rise of Femi‐Nazis? Female participation in right‐extremist movements in unified Germany
German feminist scholars have recently come to argue that female involvement in right‐extremist causes is grounded in gender‐specific motives. They have also begun to uncover a troubling link betweenExpand
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Women Between a Rock and a Hard Place: State Neutrality vs. EU Anti-Discrimination Mandates in the German Headscarf Debate
Although it guarantees individual religious freedom and the inviolability of “human dignity,” the German Basic Law also infers the principle of state neutrality regarding the exercise of religiousExpand
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Introduction: Studying the EU from a Gender Perspective
Arising in the aftermath of two appalling world wars, of the horrors of the Holocaust and of the deadly effects of nationalism, European integration evolved into a fascinating process that sought toExpand
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Up the Down Staircase: Redefining Gender Identities through Migration and Ethnic Employment in Germany
Reflecting complex migration dynamics, gender often determines ‘who stays, who moves, where, why, how often’—and what they do once they get there. Comprising 46 per cent of Germany's ‘foreign-born’Expand
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Thinking Globally, Integrating Locally: Gender, Entrepreneurship and Urban Citizenship in Germany
Germany's refusal to pursue active integration policies for three decades has unleashed surprising do-it-yourself-integration processes among migrant communities, as demonstrated by dramatic changesExpand
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Rethinking Citizenship and Identity: ‘What it Means to be German’ since the Fall of the Wall
Twenty years after the Wall's collapse, East and West Germans have yet to achieve a sense of ‘inner unity’. To forge a common national identity not only among those citizens but also among Germans ofExpand
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Wir schaffen das! Angela Merkel and the European Refugee Crisis
Unification triggered profound changes in the geographical, generational and global context that had shaped restrictive German policies regarding citizenship, immigration, asylum and refugees for 40Expand
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