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British Islam : the road to radicalism.

Author: Tahir Abbas
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Explores the post-war experience of Muslims in Britain and traces the origins of violent extremism influenced by Islamism.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tahir Abbas
ISBN: 9780521670791 0521670799
OCLC Number: 949153473
Contents: Preface; 1. From the historical to the contemporary ...; 2. Islamic political radicalism: origins and destinations; 3. Post-war migration, ethnicity, identity and space; 4. The formation of Muslim capital: education, employment and entrepreneurialism; 5. Neo-Orientalism and Islamophobia: the media and print news; 6. The philosophy of multiculturalism and the 'modern Muslim'; 7. 'Blair's blowback'; 8. Muslims, crime, terror and the law; 9. British Islam tomorrow.

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'Much of the commentary on Islam today is shrill and one-dimensional which further widens the gap between Muslims and non-Muslims. Because Tahir Abbas' British Islam is reasoned, scholarly and aims Read more...

 
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