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Follow me, Akhi : the online world of British Muslims

Author: Hussein Kesvani
Publisher: London : C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What does it mean to be Muslim in Britain today? If the media is anything to go by, it has something to do with mosques, community leaders, whether you wear a veil, and what your views on religious extremists are. But as all our lives become increasingly entwined with our online presence, British Muslims are taking to social media to carve their own narratives and tell their own stories, challenging stereotypes  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hussein Kesvani
ISBN: 1787381250 9781787381254
OCLC Number: 1055264630
Description: xi, 273 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Preachers and mosques --
Sex and dating --
Islamophobia and the alt-right --
Influencers, gamers and trolls --
Extremism, counter-extremism --
Spaces for minorities --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Hussein Kesvani.

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'A detailed and often witty journey through the online areas where Muslims congregate . . . Kesvani delivers a tableau of British Muslims wrestling with subjects ranging from clean eating and Read more...

 
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