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ISLAM IN FRANCE : THE SHAPING OF A RELIGIOUS MINORITY,

@inproceedings{HaddadYazbek2003ISLAMIF,
  title={ISLAM IN FRANCE : THE SHAPING OF A RELIGIOUS MINORITY,},
  author={Yvonne Haddad-Yazbek},
  year={2003}
}
Islam is now commonly considered to be the second largest religion in France behind Christianity. Accepting this demographic reality has never been easy for many French citizens. Too often discussions about Islam in France begin and end with a treatment of Muslims as a social problem. Too often the question is asked: Can Muslims fit into French society?. That question presupposes that Islamic values are inherently incompatible with western ones and that Muslims constitute a “dangerous class”. 
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