10. Citizenship Regimes and Identity Strategies among Young Muslims in Europe

  1. Assaad E. Azzi Professor director3,
  2. Xenia Chryssochoou Associate Professor4,
  3. Bert Klandermans Professor5 and
  4. Bernd Simon Professor Directors6
  1. Catarina Kinnvall Associate Professor1 and
  2. Paul Nesbitt-Larking Professor of Political Science Vice-President2

Published Online: 12 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328158.ch10

Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies

Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies

How to Cite

Kinnvall, C. and Nesbitt-Larking, P. (2010) Citizenship Regimes and Identity Strategies among Young Muslims in Europe, in Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies (eds A. E. Azzi, X. Chryssochoou, B. Klandermans and B. Simon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328158.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 4

    Panteion University (Athens, Greece)

  3. 5

    Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  4. 6

    Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department fo Political Science, Lund University, Sweden

  2. 2

    Huron University College in Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199476

Online ISBN: 9781444328158

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Keywords:

  • citizenship regimes and identity strategies - among young Muslims in Europe;
  • identity construction strategies across five European societies - United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden;
  • linkages between colonial history, established modes of immigration, citizenship regimes and dominant identity strategies - and Muslim minorities;
  • colonial history, immigration patterns and citizenship regimes;
  • engagement, the third identity strategy;
  • Muslim population of France - the largest in Western Europe;
  • France, emphasising a universalist idea of integration - transformation of immigrants into full French citoyens;
  • characteristic modes of integration or assimilation;
  • dominant modes of immigration and colonial history;
  • Denmark, France, and the Netherlands - conceptualization of immigrants as separate entities than relational beings

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Countries and the Analysis

  • Colonial History, Immigration Patterns, and Citizenship Regimes

  • Identity Strategies

  • United Kingdom

  • France

  • The Netherlands

  • Denmark

  • Sweden

  • Conclusion

  • References