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Geographica Helvetica
Geogr. Helv., 72, 303-316, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-72-303-2017
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14 Jul 2017
Freunde führen einander – Der kommunalpolitische Dialog mit dem „Islam“ im Modus einer Gouvernementalität der Freundschaft Jan Winkler
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Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in a German city, this paper addresses practices of governing Muslims and Islam within local politics. It analyses how the political technology of dialogue aims at the integration and formation of Muslim communities and is increasingly deploying the idea of interfaith relations. The paper discusses this approach as a governing through friendship: A practice of involvement that operates through trust-building and the fostering of personal acquaintances and ties.
Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in a German city, this paper addresses practices of governing...
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