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Islamic radicalism and multicultural politics [electronic resource] : the British experience / Tahir Abbas.

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Public Safety Canada Library

Resource

e-Books

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Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-212) and index.

Description

1 online resource (xix, 223 p.)

Summary

The emergence of an Islamic political radicalism in Britain has been one of the most dramatic developments in post-war society.The work explores the context behind this phenomenon, focusing on post-war immigration and integration, the complex relations that exist between Britain and Islam and the true extent of social and economic inequalities that affect Muslims.

Subject

Online Access

Contents

1. From the historical to the contemporary -- 2. Islamic political radicalism: origins and destinations -- 3. Post-war immigration: ethnicity, identity and spatiality -- 4. The formation of Muslim capital: education, employment and entrepreneurialism -- 5. Neo-orientalism and Islamophobia: the media and print news -- 6. The political philosophy of multiculturalism and the "modern Muslim" -- 7. Islamist identity politics in the context of globalisation -- 8. Muslims, crime, terror and the law -- 9. British Islam tomorrow and the battle ahead.

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