Marcel Maussen (1972) obtained his PhD in 2009 (with honour). He obtained his Master's degree in political science (with honour) and philosophy at the University of Amsterdam in 1996. In 1997 he obtained a Diplôme d'Études Approfondies (DEA) at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and studied the discourses of the extreme right and anti-racist movements in France. Since December 1 2008 Marcel Maussen works as Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science.
Research interests include the accommodation of religious diversity and in particular of Islam in Western Europe and practices of tolerance in Europe, democratic theory, free speech, social inequality and contemporary political theory.
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Last update: May, 29th, 2005
Free access to my new article: Marcel Maussen and Ralph Grillo (2014) "Regulation of Speech in Multicultural Societies: Introduction" in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 40(2), pp.174-193. Via: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/ZXJYBubM4Cps4r3xyt2w/full
Marcel Maussen Religious Governance in the Netherlands: Associative Freedoms and Non-Discrimination After "Pillarization". The example of Faith-Based Schools. RECODE working papers series, No 14
Marcel Maussen " Post-colonial governance of Islam in France: deconstructing some founding myths about Republicanism and laïcité". Review of Only Muslim. Embodying Islam in Twenthieth Century France (Cornell University Press, 2012) by Naomi Davidson.
Van den Breemer, R. and Maussen, M. (2012) "On the viability of state-church models: Muslim burial and mosque building in France and the Netherlands" in Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies , Vol.10, pp.279-298
Marcel Maussen (with Thijs Bogers and Inge Versteegt) (2012) Tolerance and cultural diversity discourses in the Netherlands . ACCEPT Pluralism report. 121 pages
Marcel Maussen (2012) "Pillarization and Islam: Church-state traditionsand Muslim claims for recognition in the Netherlands" in Comparative European Politics , Vol. 10(3), pp.337-353
Inge Versteegt and Marcel Maussen (2012) Contested Policiesof Exclusion: Resistance and protest against asylum policy in the Netherlands . ACCEPT pluralism. Amsterdam: AISSR
Marcel Maussenen FlorisVermeulen (red.) (2012) Democratie en wetenschap. Essays voor Meindert Fennema . Amsterdam: AISSR.
Marcel Maussen and Veit Bader (2012) Tolerance and cultural diversity in schools. Comparative Report . ACCEPT pluralism Working Paper 2012/01.
Marcel Maussen and Veit Bader (2012) Policy Brief: A delicate Balance: Religious Schools and Tolerance . ACCEPT Pluralism.
Marcel Maussen and Thijs Bogers (2012) "Discourses on tolerance and diversity challenges in the Netherlands" in R. Zapata-Barrero and A.Triandafyllidou (eds) Adressing tolerance and diversity discourses in Europe . Barcelona: CIDOB, pp.103-124
IngeVersteegt and Marcel Maussen (2011) The Netherlands: challenging diversity in education and school life ACCEPT pluralism WP 3 country report
Inge Versteegt and Marcel Maussen (2011) "Policy brief: The Netherlands: challenging diversity in education and school life"
Maussen, M., Bader, V. and Moors, A. (eds) (2011) Colonial and post-colonial governance of Islam. Continuities and ruptures. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
Maussen, M. (2010) "The governance of Islam in France. Church-state traditions and colonial legacies" in T.Sunier and E.Sengers (eds) Religious newcomers and the nation state. Political culture and organized religion in France and the Netherlands . Delft: Eburon, pp.131-154
Grillo, R., R.Ballard, A.Ferrari, A.Hoekema, M.Maussen and P.Shah (eds), Legal practice and cultural diversity . Farnham: Ashgate, 345pages.
Constructing Mosques. The governance of Islam in France and the Netherlands . PhD thesis. Amsterdam School for Social Science Research (ASSR)
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On this page you can find some of my articles which appeared in the Dutch press
"Ruimt voor de islam? Interview met Marcel Maussen over stedelijk beleid" door Marije Schoonen in Facta sociaal-wetenschappelijk magazine , 14 (4), December 2006