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Islam and Tolerance in Wider Europe

15 January 2007

Islam and Tolerance in Wider Europe (Policy Perspectives)
Edited by Pamela Kilpadi, IPF founding director

Publication date: January 2007
ISBN-13: 978-1-891385-52-0, paperback
Series: Policy Perspectives
Extent: 203 pages
Price:  USD 16.47

Islam and Tolerance in Wider Europe offers a refreshing new look at the complex interplay between religion, nationalism and expansionism in an increasingly globalized world, as revealed by a new generation of open society leaders working to build a more tolerant Europe. Each chapter -- focusing on Western Europe, the Caucasus, Russia, Turkey, Central Europe, and the Balkans -- includes several essays by authors involved in the dynamic policymaking processes transforming their countries. The authors have not only spent many years conducting field research investigating the issues presented, but have also participated actively in the democratization of their own 'transition' societies. Their policy perspectives benefit from a uniquely 'inside out' rather than the usual 'outside in' orientation found in most English-language information about their communities. Taken as a whole, the compilation offers insightful insider stories and comparisons across countries and regions. The results are illuminating.

Introduction

pdf Document Introduction
Pamela Kilpadi

Europe's Transforming Identity

pdf Document What Values for Europe?
Michael Emerson
pdf Document The Role of Islam in Europe: Multiple Crises?
Amel Boubekeur and Samir Amghar
pdf Document The Southern Gate to Fortress Europe
Rutvica Andrijasevic


Ethnic Relations in the Caucasus

pdf Document "Reliable" and "Unreliable" Peoples: The Ingush-Ossetian Conflict and Prospects for Post-Beslan Reconciliation
Ekaterina Sokirianskaia 
pdf Document Conflict in Georgia: Religion and Ethnicity
Archil Gegeshidze
pdf Document Inter-Group Relations and Conflicts in the North Caucasus: Stereotypes and Realities
Alexey Gunya


Political Ideology and Religious Tolerance in Russia

pdf Document Ideology and Intolerance
Pavel Bayov
pdf Document Muslims in the Russian and Tatarstan Media: Prospects for Media Policy Promoting Tolerance
Irina Kouznetsova-Morenko
pdf Document Outsourcing Statehood: Russia and the Secessionist Entities in Georgia and Moldova
Nicu Popescu


Political Identity and Human Rights in Turkey

pdf Document Islamic Identity and the West: Is Conflict Inevitable?
Ihsan Dagi 
pdf Document Religion and Conflict: Lessons from the Frontlines of Social Transformation in Women's Human Rights
Nuket Kardam and Yannis Toussulis
pdf Document The Role of the Media and Local Initiatives in the Presentation of the Annan Plan for Peace in North Cyprus
Dilek Latif


Islam and Policy in Central Europe

pdf Document Muslim Minorities and Czech Society
Jiri Schneider
pdf Document The Mosque Debate and Anti-Muslim Sentiment in Slovenia
Natalija Vrecer


Lessons from the Post-War Balkans

pdf Document Interethnic Policymaking for Interethnic Tolerance
Islam Yusufi
pdf Document Islam in Southeast European Public Discourse: Focusing on Traditions of Tolerance
Simeon Evstatiev
pdf Document Religion, Media, and National Security in Albania
Aldo Bumci
pdf Document Stumbling Block on the Road to Democracy: Security Sector Reform in Serbia Mladen Momcilovic
pdf Document Local Governance Reform in Kosovo: Milestones for the Promotion of Tolerance
Algirdas Petkevicius

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