By Jed Fazakarley
This ebook analyses Muslim integration into English society from the 1960s to the Nineteen Nineties. the writer argues that, opposite to universal narratives built around a unexpected transformation throughout the Rushdie affair, religious identity used to be of significant value to English Muslims all through this period. The research additionally considers what the reports of Muslim communities let us know approximately British multiculturalism.
With chapters which ponder English Muslim reviews in schooling, employment, and social services, British multiculturalism is proven to be a capacious artifice, variegated throughout and inside of localities and resistant to periodization. it really is understood as positing separate ethnic communities, and serving those groups with unique provisions aimed finally at integration. it's argued furthermore to have built its personal momentum, limiting the efficacy of twenty first century “backlashes” opposed to it.
Muslim groups in England 1962-90 will be of curiosity to scholars and scholars throughout quite a number disciplines, together with sociology, background and politics.
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Muslim Communities in England 1962-90: Multiculturalism and Political Identity (Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series) by Jed Fazakarley