Muslim Britain

Communities Under Pressure

Tahir Abbas

Muslim Britain

Tahir Abbas

Distributed for Zed Books

288 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $59.95 ISBN: 9781842774496 Published March 2005 For sale in North and South America only
This book explores of how the events of September 11 and the subsequent 'war on terror' have impacted on the lived experiences of British South Asian Muslims in their religious and ethnic identity, citizenship, Islamophobia, gender and education, radicalism, media and political representation. Specialists in sociology, social geography, anthropology, theology and law examine the positions of South Asian Muslims from a variety of analytical perspectives and methodological approaches. The book draws on post-9/11 primary empirical material while other contributions are more discursive, providing valuable polemics on the current positions of British South Asian Muslims.
Contents
Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors

Foreword - Professor Tariq Modood

PART I: FROM ISLAM TO BRITISH MUSLIMS?
1. British South Asian Muslims: State and Multicultural Society - Tahir Abbas
2. Muslims in the UK - Ceri Peach
3. Muslims in Britain: Issues, Policy and Practice - Muhammad Anwar

PART II: ISLAMOPHOBIA, IDENTITY POLITICS AND STATE MULTICULTURALISM
1. From Race to Religion: the New Face of Discrimination - Chris Allen
2.Negotiating British Citizenship and Muslim Identity - Ron Geaves
3. In the shadow of September 11: Multiculturalism and Identity Politics - Stephen Lyon
4. Lobbying and Marching: British Muslims and the State - Jonathan Birt

PART III: MEDIA REPRESENTATION, GENDER AND RADICAL ISLAM
1. Reading between the Lines - Muslims and the Media - Tahira Sameera Ahmed
2. Educating Muslim girls: do mothers have faith in the state sector? - Audrey Osler and Zahida Hussain
3. Attitudes to Jihad, Martyrdom and Terrorism among British Muslims - Humayun Ansari
4.'(Re)turn to Religion' and Radical Islam - Parveen Akhtar

PART IV: TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS IDENTITIES
1. All Quiet on the Eastern Front? Bangladeshi Reactions in Tower Hamlets - Halima Begum and John Eade
2.Tower Hamlets - Insulation in Isolation - Nilufar Ahmed
3. Flying the flag for England? Citizenship, religion and cultural identity among British Pakistani Muslims - Yasmin Hussain and Paul Bagguley
4. Pakistanis in Northern Ireland in the aftermath of September 11 - Gabriel Marccini

Afterword - John Rex
Index
For more information, or to order this book, please visit http://www.press.uchicago.edu
Google preview here

Chicago Manual of Style |

RSS Feed

RSS feed of the latest books from Zed Books. RSS Feed