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Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Nahid A Kabir

Abstract

In Britain's highly politicised social climate in the aftermath of the 7/7 London bombings, this book provides an in-depth understanding of British Muslim identity through social constructs — migration history, family settlement, socio-economic status, religion and culture, and the wider societal environment. Extensive research on young Muslims' identity in Australia and the UK has been carried out. Ethnographic fieldwork in the form of in-depth, semi-structured interviews of over 200 young Muslims in five British cities — London, Leicester, Bradford, Leeds and Cardiff has been undertaken. The ... More

Keywords: Britain, social climate, 7/7 London bombings, British Muslim identity, migration history, family settlement, socio-economic status, religion, culture, diverse ethnicities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780748641338
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nahid A Kabir, author