Church–State Regimes and their Impact on the Institutionalization of Islamic Organizations in Western Europe: A Comparative Analysis

@inproceedings{Loobuyck2013ChurchStateRA,
  title={Church–State Regimes and their Impact on the Institutionalization of Islamic Organizations in Western Europe: A Comparative Analysis},
  author={Patrick Loobuyck and Jonathan Debeer and Vel Sivapalan},
  year={2013}
}
Since the 1990s, the establishment and recognition of representative bodies for Muslim communities in Western European countries have been an important political and social topic. In many immigration countries in Europe, there were a variety of initiatives. In this article, we shall discuss to what extent particular church–state regimes are crucial to the understanding of the genealogy of these representative Muslim organizations. Four countries in Europe, including Belgium, France, Germany… CONTINUE READING