Integrating Islam: Political And Religious Challenges in Contemporary France

@inproceedings{Laurence2006IntegratingIP,
  title={Integrating Islam: Political And Religious Challenges in Contemporary France},
  author={J. Laurence and Justin Va{\"i}sse},
  year={2006}
}
Nearly five million Muslims call France home, the vast majority from former French colonies in North Africa. While France has successfully integrated waves of immigrants in the past, this new influx poses a new variety of challenges --much as it does in neighboring European countries. Alarmists view the growing role of Muslims in French society as a form of "reverse colonization"; they believe Muslim political and religious networks seek to undermine European rule of law or that fundamentalists… Expand
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