‘Grounded’ politics: Manifesting Muslim identity as a political factor and localized identity in Copenhagen

@inproceedings{Schmidt2012GroundedPM,
  title={‘Grounded’ politics: Manifesting Muslim identity as a political factor and localized identity in Copenhagen},
  author={Garbi Schmidt},
  year={2012}
}
A prominent strand within current migration research argues that, to understand the participation of immigrants in their host societies, we must focus on their incorporation into the cities in which they settle. This article narrows the perspective further by focusing on the role that immigrants play within one particular neighbourhood: Norrebro in the Danish capital, Copenhagen. The article introduces the concept of grounded politics to analyse how groups of Muslim immigrants in Norrebro use… CONTINUE READING