By Sylvain Brouard
France is frequently depicted because the version of assimilationist or republican integration within the foreign literature on immigration. in spite of the fact that, infrequently have surveys drilled all the way down to supply person responses from a double consultant pattern. In As French as every body Else?, Sylvain Brouard and Vincent Tiberj offer a accomplished overview of the nation of integration in France and problem the standard hindrance of integration by means of systematically evaluating the "new French" immigrants, in addition to their young children and grandchildren born in France, with a pattern of the French common inhabitants. The authors' survey considers a variety of issues, together with non secular association and religiosity, political attitudes and political efficacy, price platforms (including gender roles, paintings ethics, and anti-Semitism), styles of integration, a number of identities and nationwide property, and affirmative motion. because the authors exhibit, regardless of present modifications, immigrants of Maghrebin, African, and Turkish foundation proportion a large scope of commonality with different French voters.
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In this vast domain, our research focuses on three current issues of primary importance. 13 Its creation put an end to years of foot-dragging about the relationship between the state and Islam by institutionalizing dialogue with a “representative interlocutor,” along the model of the Israelite Consistory of France (Consistoire israélite de France), created in 1808. ” The CFCM, a young institution, has sparked numerous and varied debates that have led to several dismissals (notably, 12 Contrary to certain presuppositions, placing value on Islam does not imply a devaluation of the Christian religion either.
At the other extreme, only 4 percent of French people questioned in the control group responded that religion is extremely important, compared with 19 percent of the New French. Among Muslims, the importance accorded to religion “for orienting one’s conduct” seems even more important: less than 10 percent accorded “little importance” to religion, 44 percent considered it “very important,” and 28 percent 6 See, for example, Fetzer and Soper 2005. Among the New French who are Catholic, 23 percent practice their religion at least once or twice a month.
Finally, according primacy to religious prescriptions over French law would signify that Islam is incompatible with French society. But only one-third of Muslims agree or mostly agree with the phrase “a Muslim must follow Qur’anic principles even if they oppose French law,” and a great majority accord primacy to the norms that govern French society. This is a way of recognizing oneself as a citizen first, before defining oneself as a believer. Once again, those who regularly practice their religion distance themselves from this understanding because half of them privilege obedience to the obligations of Qur’anic principles.
As French as Everyone Else? A Survey of French Citizens of Maghrebin, African, and Turkish Origin by Sylvain Brouard