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Islam and Secularity : The Future of Europe's Public Sphere (Hardcover) (Nilufer Gole)
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In Islam and Secularity Nilüfer Göle takes on two pressing issues: the transforming relationship between Islam and Western secular modernity and the impact of the Muslim presence in Europe. Göle shows how the visibility of Islamic practice in the European public sphere unsettles narratives of Western secularism. As mutually constitutive, Islam and secularism permeate each other, the effects of which play out in embodied and aesthetic practices and are accompanied by fear, anxiety, and violence. In this timely book, Göle illuminates the recent rethinking of secularism and religion, of modernity and resistance to it, of the public significance of sexuality, and of the shifting terrain of identity in contemporary Europe.
Number of Pages: 263
Genre: Political Science, Philosophy, Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Political, General, Political Freedom + Security / General
Series Title: Public Planet Books
Publisher: Duke Univ Pr
Author: Nilufer Gole
Street Date: October 23, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-0680
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