Coercive concern : nationalism, liberalism, and the schooling of Muslim youth /

Coercive Concern explores how stereotypes of Muslim immigrants in Western liberal societies flow through public schools into everyday interactions, informing how Muslim youth are perceived by teachers and peers. This book uncovers how coercive assimilation is cloaked in benevolent narratives of care...

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Main Author: Jaffe-Walter, Reva (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2016.
Series:Anthropology of policy (Stanford, Calif.)
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : ethnographic journeys through concern
  • Imagining the Danish nation in relation to Muslim "others"
  • Integration and immigration : creating ideal liberal subjects
  • Liberalizing Muslim girls
  • Negotiating relationships to hostlands and homelands
  • Somali by nature, Muslim by choice, Danish by paper : narrating identities
  • Teachers' counter-narratives and comparative sites of possibility
  • Conclusion : interrogating liberal blind spots and silences.