Political Secularism and Muslim Integration in the West: Assessing the Effects of the French Headscarf Ban

@article{Abdelgadir2020PoliticalSA,
  title={Political Secularism and Muslim Integration in the West: Assessing the Effects of the French Headscarf Ban},
  author={A. Abdelgadir and Vasiliki Fouka},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  year={2020},
  volume={114},
  pages={707 - 723}
}
  • A. Abdelgadir, Vasiliki Fouka
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • American Political Science Review
  • In response to rising immigration flows and the fear of Islamic radicalization, several Western countries have enacted policies to restrict religious expression and emphasize secularism and Western values. Despite intense public debate, there is little systematic evidence on how such policies influence the behavior of the religious minorities they target. In this paper, we use rich quantitative and qualitative data to evaluate the effects of the 2004 French headscarf ban on the socioeconomic… CONTINUE READING
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