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By Jennifer Fredette

ISBN-10: 1439910286

ISBN-13: 9781439910283

ISBN-10: 1439910294

ISBN-13: 9781439910290

The status of French Muslims is undercut via a most important and chronic elite public discourse that frames Muslims as failed and incomplete French electorate. this example fosters the very separations, exclusions, and hierarchies it claims to deplore as Muslims face discrimination in schooling, housing, and employment. 


In Constructing Muslims in France, Jennifer Fredette offers a deft empirical research to teach the political range and intricate identification politics of this really new inhabitants. She examines the general public id of French Muslims and evaluates pictures in renowned media to teach how stereotyped notions of racial and non secular modifications pervade French public discourse. While rights could be a sine qua non for struggling with criminal and political inequality, Fredette indicates that extra instruments equivalent to media entry are had to strive against social inequality, relatively whilst it is available in the shape of destructive discursive frames and public disrespect.


Presenting the conflicting perspectives of French nationwide identification, Fredette exhibits how Muslims attempt to realize reputation in their diversified perspectives and backgrounds and locate complete equality as French citizens.

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