The Daily Lives of Muslims: Islam and Public Confrontation in Contemporary Europe 

 The Daily Lives of Muslims: Islam and Public Confrontation in Contemporary Europe 

Nilüfer Göle

English | ISBN: 1783609532, 1783609540 | 2018 | 376 pages

کتابی 376 صفحه ای از انتشارات Zed Book که توسط نبلوفر گل نویسنده ترک زبان نوشته شده و بعد به انگلیسی ترجمه شده است. در این کتاب سعی شده تا به نگاه مردم غرب در مورد اسلام که به نوعی آن را به اعمال تروریسیتی ربط می‌دهند پرداخته شود. در این کتاب با توجه به حملات تروریستی انجام شده از یازده سپتامبر تا حملات پاریس، ریشه های تندروی و خشونت نیز مورد بررسی قرار گیرد. نسخه دیجیتالی این کتاب در کتابخانه دیجیتال همیار موجود است و نسخه چاپی نیز به سفارش پژوهشگران در اختیار آنان قرار خواهد گرفت.

For many in the West, Islam has become a byword for terrorism. From 9/11 to the Paris attacks, our headlines are dominated by images of violence and extremism. Now, as the Western world struggles to cope with the refugee crisis, there is a growing obsession with the issue of Muslim integration. Those Muslims who fail to assimilate are branded the ‘enemy within’, with their communities said to provide a fertile breeding ground for jihadists. Such narratives, though, fail to take into account the actual lives of most Muslims living in the West, fixating instead on a minority of violent extremists.

In The Daily Lives of Muslims, Nilüfer Göle provides an urgently needed corrective to this distorted image of Islam. Engaging with Muslim communities in twenty-one cities across Europe where controversies over integration have arisen – from the banning of the veil in France to debates surrounding sharia law in the UK – the book brings the voices of this neglected majority into the debate. In doing so, Göle uncovers a sincere desire among many Muslims to participate in the public sphere, a desire which is too often stifled by Western insecurity and attempts to suppress the outward signs of religious difference.

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