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Dilemmas of Inclusion: Muslims in European Politics

Rafaela M. Dancygier


As Europe's Muslim communities continue to grow, so does their impact on electoral politics and the potential for inclusion dilemmas. In vote-rich enclaves, Muslim views on religion, tradition, and gender roles can deviate sharply from those of the majority electorate, generating severe trade-offs for parties seeking to broaden their coalitions. This book explains when and why European political parties include Muslim candidates and voters, revealing that the ways in which parties recruit this new electorate can have lasting consequences. The book sheds new light on when minority recruitment w ... More

Keywords: Muslim community, electoral politics, religion, tradition, gender roles, Muslim voters, minority inclusion, equality, diversity, Muslim populations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780691172590
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691172590.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rafaela M. Dancygier, author
Princeton University