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Part 1 pp 51-75 Summary and Analysis

Immigration and integration have always been a point of disagreement in Europe. According to Bawer, though such countries as Norway and Sweden give lip-service to diversity among races, they do not assist new immigrants of non-white race to integrate into communities. The countries of Europe like the idea of diversity in theory, but practice subtle discrimination. They give welfare, and yet, in a way, solely handing out money hinders rather than helps integration of minorities. The European tolerance of differences in beliefs plus the lack of help in integrating into their new home, creates an environment of isolation for the Muslim community and allows the Islamic fundamentalism that immigrants brought with them, to continue in their new home.

In September of 2001, "non-Western immigrants" who are synonymous with Muslims committed 65% of rapes. Unni Wikan, a social anthropology professor...

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