The Construction of Minority Identities in France and Britain by G. RaymondThe Construction of Minority Identities in France and Britain by G. Raymond

The Construction of Minority Identities in France and Britain

byG. RaymondEditorTariq Modood

Hardcover | November 9, 2007

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In France the idea that a person can be both a French citizen and have an ethnic or religious identity is unacceptable, while in Britain community cohesion promote the combining of race or faith with the idea of being British. This volume examines the problems posed by these assumptions and the realities that are forcing them to be revisited.
HARRY GOULBOURNE is Professor of Sociology at South Bank University, UK. As well as being a frequent commentator in the media, he is the author of major recent studies such as Race Relations in Britain since 1945 and editor of Race and Ethnicity . RIVA KASTORYANO is Professor at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques, France, and trained as ...
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Title:The Construction of Minority Identities in France and BritainFormat:HardcoverDimensions:168 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.62 inPublished:November 9, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230522181

ISBN - 13:9780230522183

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Introduction; G.Raymond & T.Modood PART ONE: APPROACHES TO AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF MINORITY IDENTITIES Secularism and the Accommodation of Muslims; T.Modood & R.Kastoryano The Construction of What?; M.Wieviorka Debating Cultural Difference in France; C.Wihtol de Wenden The French Republic Unveiled; M.Silverman PART TWO: EXPERIENCING THE CONSTRUCTION OF MINORITY IDENTITIES Shifting Socio-Cultural Identities: Young People of North African Origin in France; N.Kiwan Converging at Last? France, Britain and their Minorities; V.Latour Veiled Interventions in Pure Space: Honour, Shame and Embodied Struggles Among Muslims in Britain and France; P.Werbner The Construction of Identity, Integration and Participation of Caribbeans in British Society; H.Goulbourne