Old and New Islam in Greece : From Historical Minorities to Immigrant Newcomers.

  • Leiden : BRILL 2012
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  • 9789004221536
  • 9004221530
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  • Old and New Islam in Greece; CONTENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; NOTE ON THE USE OF NAMES; COMMONLY USED TERMS (AS PERCEIVED IN THE GREEK CONTEXT); FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION: THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL CONCERNS; 1.1. Minority Protection Under Conventional International Law; 1.2. Law and National Ideology in Greece: Filtering International Commitments; 1.3. Methodological Issues; 1.4. Semantic and Qualitative Uncertainties; 1.5. Target Groups; 1.6. The Structure of the Book; PART I THE LEGACY: NATIONAL LAW AND INTERNATIONAL COMMITMENTS UNDER THE WEIGHT OF HISTORY.
  • INTRODUCTION TO PART ICHAPTER TWO MUSLIM MINORITIES IN THE BALKANS IN THE ERA OF NATIONALISM; 2.1. 1830-1912: The First 'Short Century' for Greece ... ; 2.1.1. After the Revolution; 2.1.2. The Convention of Constantinople (1881); 2.2. ... and the Cretan Autonomous State; 2.2.1. Muslim Community Structures; 2.2.2. Cretan Muslims: Between Millet and Minority Protection; CHAPTER THREE 1913-1922: A DECADE OF ETHNO-RELIGIOUS CO-EXISTENCE; 3.1. Nationalization/Ethnicization of Land and People and Minority Protection at the Beginning of the 20th Century.
  • 3.2. The Greek State and the Muslims: First Contact, First Reaction3.3. The Convention of Athens (1913); 3.4. Territorial Applicability of the Status of Protection; CHAPTER FOUR 1923-1947: EXCHANGING POPULATIONS AND THE AFTERMATH; 4.1. The Convention of Lausanne (January 1923); 4.1.1. Who Was Exchanged?; 4.1.2. Exceptions; 4.1.3. A Final Appraisal; 4.2. The New Legal Regime under the Sèvres and Lausanne Treaties (July 1923); 4.3. Territorial Applicability of the Status of Protection (1924-1946); PART II STATUS: ETHNIC REALITIES UNDER NORMATIVE NEGOTIATION; INTRODUCTION TO PART II.
  • CHAPTER FIVE ISLAM UNDER GREEK LAW: THE CONTENT OF RIGHTS5.1. Freedom of Religion: General Aspects of Applicability for Muslims; 5.2. The Muslims as a Minority: The Treaty of Lausanne (1923); 5.2.1. Ratione Loci Implementation; 5.2.2. Ratione Personae Implementation; 5.2.3. Reciprocity: A Century of Misunderstandings; CHAPTER SIX THE MUSLIM MINORITY AS A LEGAL ENTITY: AN OTTOMAN LEGACY; 6.1. Community Structures; 6.2. From Marginalization and Discrimination to the Doctrine of 'Isonomia-Isopoliteia' (Equality before the Law-Equality of Rights).
  • CHAPTER SEVEN UNBENDING IDENTITIES, INVISIBLE DIVERSITIES7.1. Minority Muslims; 7.1.1. The Existence of Minorities ... is a Question of Law; 7.1.2. The Identity Issue in Thrace: '(Un)equal and Diffferent'; 7.1.3. Ethnic Engineering of Pomaks and Gypsies/Romas; 7.2. Immigrant Muslims; CHAPTER EIGHT INTERNATIONALIZING A DOMESTIC AFFAIR WHILE ENDORSING HUMAN RIGHTS; 8.1. Turkey as Kin-State: The Red Thin Line with Political Interference; 8.2. The Greek Administration Vis-à-Vis The Minority: Carrot and Stick; 8.3. Diplomatic Bilateral Rapprochement; 8.4. The 'Europeanization' Factor.
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  • Providing an interdisciplinary look at Greece's Muslim minority and migrant communities, this book provides an exhaustive legal analysis of regulations and broadens our understanding of the political management of ethnic and religious otherness, while placing these phenomena in historical context.

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