The Danish Disease: A Political Culture of Islamophobia

  • Ellen Brun
  • Jacques Hersh
Keywords: Culture, Media, Inequality

Abstract

In trying to comprehend the virus of Islamophobia now infecting Europe, the small country of Denmark offers powerful insights. Shakespeare's phrase that "something is rotten in the state of Denmark" seems appropriate to describe the transformation taking place in this former bastion of tolerance and conviviality.
Published
2008-06-02
Section
Articles