Ethnoreligious Politics in France: Jews and Muslims

  title={Ethnoreligious Politics in France: Jews and Muslims},
  author={W. Safran},
  journal={West European Politics},
  pages={423 - 451}
  • W. Safran
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • West European Politics
  • This article focuses on the relationship between the two major ethnoreligious communities – the Jews and the Muslims – and the state in France, as reflected in lobbying, electoral behaviour, and public policies. It shows how the evolution of that relationship, an aspect of the politics of ethnicity, religion and multiculturalism, has been both a cause and a consequence of modifications in approaches to secularism, communitarianism and affirmative action. Finally, it deals with the question to… CONTINUE READING
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