Racism, Ethnicity and Muslims in Britain
By (author) Tariq Modood
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Multicultural Politics by Tariq Modood
Book DescriptionMuslims have come to be perceived as the 'Other' that is most threatening to British society. This book argues that what begins as a narrative of racial exclusion and black-white division has been complicated by cultural racism, Islamophobia and an unexpected challenge to secular modernity. Moreover, the idea of 'race' as underclass has had to contend with the creation of middle class formations and high levels of participation in higher education among some non-white groups. These plural divisions are not intractable but require us to rethink simplistic and monistic ideas about racism, secularism, liberalism and what it means to be British. Tariq Modood has developed a unique and influential perspective out of his sense that the concerns of South Asians lie at the heart of 'race relations' in Britain. This book gathers together a number of his key sociological, political and theoretical interventions, together with a substantial new Introduction and Conclusion, allowing readers to engage with a distinctive analysis of race and religion. Key Features: * Combines a discussion of racism and Muslim politics in Britain * Offers an interdisciplinary combination of empirical sociology with political theory of multiculturalism * Challenges the secularist bias of liberals and social scientists
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748621729
(216mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tariq Modood
Multiculturalism and Interculturalism, Paperback (February 2016)
In recent years, interculturalism has emerged as a possible alternative to prevailing approaches of multiculturalism. But how is interculturalism different from multiculturalism? This collection brings together leading proponents of intercultural and multicultural theory and practice from Europe and North America to address this question.
Multiculturalism Rethought, Paperback (February 2015)
Bhikhu Parekh's contribution to the political theory of multiculturalism is widely regarded as amongst the most original and significant. In this book, some of the leading theorists of multiculturalism revisit aspects of Parekh's work both to underline its continuing importance and the vitality of multiculturalist theory.
Religion in a Liberal State, Paperback (August 2013)
Leading authors in politics, law, sociology and theology discuss what the proper place of religion is in a liberal state.
Tolerance, Intolerance and Respect, Hardback (June 2013)» View all books by Tariq Modood
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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Author Biography - Tariq Modood
Tariq Modood is Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy and the founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship at the University of Bristol. He is a regular contributor to the media and policy debates and his latest books are Ethnicity, Nationalism and Minority Rights (co-edited with S. May and J. Squires) and Ethnicity, Social Mobility and Public Policy in the US and UK (co-edited with G. Loury and S. Teles) (both CUP, 2004).
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