Tolerance, Intolerance and Respect

Hard to Accept?

Author: J. Dobbernack,T. Modood

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230390897

Category: Social Science

Page: 255

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Across European societies, pluralism is experienced in new and challenging ways. Our understanding of what it means for societies to be accepting of diversity has to therefore be revisited. This volume seeks to meet this challenge with perspectives that consider new dynamics towards tolerance, intolerance and respect.
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Identity and Political Participation Among Young British Muslims

Believing and Belonging

Author: A. Mustafa

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137302534

Category: Social Science

Page: 234

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This book tackles unanswered questions on British Muslims and political participation: What makes religion a salient 'political' identity for young Muslims (over any other identity)? How do young British Muslims identify themselves and how does it relate to their political engagement? A fascinating insight into the lives of young British Muslims.
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British Muslim Politics

Examining Pakistani Biraderi Networks

Author: P. Akhtar

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137275162

Category: Social Science

Page: 208

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Although there has emerged a huge interest in the Muslim communities in Britain since 9/11 and 7/7, few academic studies have focused on the political processes within Muslim communities and the impacts these have on civic engagement. This book examines the political biographies and religious identities of British Muslims of Pakistani descent.
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Social Justice through Citizenship?

The Politics of Muslim Integration in Germany and Great Britain

Author: A. Lewicki

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137436638

Category: Political Science

Page: 247

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Lewicki examines how current salient discourses of citizenship conceptualize democratic relations and frame the 'Muslim question' in Germany and Great Britain. Citizenship is understood not as a static or monolithic regime, but as being reproduced through competing discourses that can facilitate or inhibit the reduction of structural inequalities.
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Homosexualities, Muslim Cultures and Modernity

Author: M. Rahman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137002964

Category: Social Science

Page: 233

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This book addresses the increasing role of queer politics within forms of Islamophobia, both by exploring the framing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues as a key marker of western superiority and by identifying the ways in which Muslim homophobia contributes to this dialectic.
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