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Young British Muslims : Between Rhetoric and Real Lives (Hardcover) (Sadek Hamid)

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Young British Muslims continue to generate strong interest. However, much of this interest is framed in negative terms that tends to associate them with criminality, religious extremism or terrorism. Focusing instead on other aspects of being young, Muslim and British, this book takes a multidisciplinary approach that seeks to ‘normalise’ the subjects and focus on their everyday lived realities. Structured into three sections, the collection begins by contextualising the study of young British Muslims, before addressing the sensitive social issues highlighted in the media and finally focusing on a variety of case studies which investigate the previously unexplored lived experiences of these young people. With contributions from scholars of religion, media and criminology, as well as current and former practitioners within youth and social work contexts,Young British Muslims: Between Rhetoric and Realities will appeal to scholars who have an interest in the fastest growing, most profiled minority demographic in the UK.

Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Religion + Beliefs, Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Textstream
Author: Sadek Hamid
Language: English
Street Date: December 15, 2016
TCIN: 51825017
UPC: 9781472475558
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-7721
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