Securitization of Islam in Europe

  title={Securitization of Islam in Europe},
  author={J. Cesari},
  journal={Die Welt des Islams},
  • J. Cesari
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Die Welt des Islams
This article analyzes the political consequences of the “War on Terror” on the status of Islam in European public spaces, especially restriction of religious activities and practices. These restrictions are interpreted as the outcomes of a securitzation process, constructing Islam as an existential threat that requires extraordinary and emergency procedures outside the bounds of regular political procedure. 
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