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Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale


Following the events of 11th September 2001 in the USA, and more especially, the bombings on the London underground on 7th July 2005 and the incident at Glasgow Airport on 30th June 2007, an increasing amount of public attention has been focused upon Muslims in Britain. Against the backdrop of this debate, this book sets out a series of insights into the everyday lives of Muslims living in contemporary Britain, in an attempt to move beyond prevalent stereotypes concerning what it means to be ‘Muslim’. Combining original empirical research with theoretical interventions, this collection offers ... More

Keywords: 11th September 2001, bombings, London underground, 7th July 2005, Glasgow Airport, Muslims in Britain, stereotypes, racism, exclusion, gender relations

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780748625871
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Hopkins, editor

Richard Gale, editor

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Section 1 ♦ ♦ ♦Gender, Place and Culture

Section 2 ♦ ♦ ♦Landscapes, Communities and Networks

Section 3 ♦ ♦ ♦ Religion, Race and Difference