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Academic intolerance for dissenting views is reaching new highs

In the United States of America we see a growing trend of limiting the freedom of expression. Not only in that world-power we may find that viewpoint diversity in the academy is alarmingly low, and that we can notice the … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #4

Tariq Modood, Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy at the University of Bristol, wrote a letter in response to an academic paper written by Alison Shaw titled ‘Why might young British Muslims support the Taliban?‘. According to Modood Western … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #3

In previous articles I said already that the media play a central role not be underestimated in internationalizing integration debates by framing and linking local issues to international events. I also mentioned the feeling of superiority of the European community. … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #2

Wrong perceptions About 40 per cent of the French, German and Norwegian populations perceive Islam as a threat to national identity (NOU 2011:14; p.315); and an annual Gallup in Norway over the years 2005 to 2010 shows that more than … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #1

Challenging perceptions In the United States of America, Canada and in the European Union you may wonder if the current process of those countries becoming a multicultural society, more specifically when several Muslims challenge ‘white’ perceptions of those nations and … Continue reading

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