Modernization, Identity and Integration: An Introduction to the Special Issue on Islam in Europe

  title={Modernization, Identity and Integration: An Introduction to the Special Issue on Islam in Europe},
  author={Wade. Jacoby and Hakan Yavuz},
  journal={Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs},
  pages={1 - 6}
  • W. Jacoby, H. Yavuz
  • Published 1 April 2008
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs
Despite a recent flurry of publications, Muslim communities in Europe remain one of the least studied areas in European politics. While earlier studies on Muslim communities were mostly carried out by political scientists, in recent years sociologists and historians have begun to join the debate. Moreover, in the past decade, scholars have started to examine both the demands of Europe’s Muslim communities and the responses of the host societies. Three major real world turning points have… 
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