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What the Islamic Veil Reveals

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Begag, Azouz. Shantytown Kid. (Bison Books, 2007). 

Cesari, Jocelyne. The Islamic Awakening: Religion, Democracy and Modernity. (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Cesari, Jocelyne. The Oxford Handbook of European Islam. (Oxford University Press, 2014). 

Cesari, Jocelyne. When Islam and Democracy Meet: Muslims in Europe and in the United States. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006). 

Cesari, Jocelyne. Why the West Fears Islam: An Exploration of Islam in Western Liberal Democracies. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). 

Fernando, Mayanthi L. The Republic Unsettled: Muslim French and the Contradictions of Secularism. (Duke University Press, 2014). 

Scott, Joan Wallach. The Politics of the Veil. (Princeton University Press, 2010). 


George Packer's article in The New Yorker, "The Other France."

Jonathan Laurence and Justin Va├»sse's article in Foreign Policy, "The Dis-Integration of Europe."

Jonathan Laurence's article in The New York Times, "How to Integrate Europe's Muslims."

Mark Lilla's articles in The New York Review of Books, "France on Fire," "France: A Strange Defeat," and "Slouching Towards Mecca."