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Scotland's Muslims: Society, Politics and Identity

Peter Hopkins


How do Muslims living in Scotland identify with the nation and how do they feel about their local communities? What are their experiences of education, work and religious spaces? How do they understand issues of multiculturalism and how they are represented in the media? How do differences relating to gender, sexuality and age shape their experiences of Scottish society? These are just some of the questions that are addressed in this engaging collection of essays that chart the lives and times of Muslims in contemporary Scotland. You will learn about a range of issues from debates about migrat ... More

Keywords: Muslims, Scotland, ethnicity, identity, migration, diaspora

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474427234
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427234.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Hopkins, editor
Newcastle University

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1 Introduction

Peter Hopkins

2 Health

Maria Kristiansen and Aziz Sheikh

3 Education

Elisabet Weedon and Sheila Riddell

4 Political Participation

Robin Finlay, Peter Hopkins and Gurchathen Sanghera

5 Gender and Migration

Rebecca Syswerda

6 Sexuality

Asifa Siraj

7 Young People

Katherine Botterill, Gurchathen Sanghera and Peter Hopkins

8 Generational Relations

Hengameh Ashraf-Emami

9 Heritage

Omar Shaikh and Stefano Bonino

10 Multiculturalism

Nasar Meer

11 Media

Michael B. Munnik

12 Representation

Fayaz S. Alibhai

13 Integration

Reza Bagheri

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