“Imprisoned” By Whom?

“Paris ‘inaccessible’ for the suburban young”, says Le Monde, and Dalrymple starts asking questions:

…what is the difference between appearing and being perfectly well-integrated? From this perspective, assimilation is strictly a question in the mind of the assimilated. Certainly, if you can appear perfectly well-integrated, you can be perfectly well-integrated—if you wish. The problem is with the wish not to be perfectly well-integrated, and not with the society into which you can integrate if you so choose.

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