Political and Cultural Representations of Muslims: Islam in the Plural

Political and Cultural Representations of Muslims: Islam in the Plural

by Christopher Flood
     
 

At a time of tension between some Muslim and non-Muslim countries, accompanied by frictions between Muslim and non-Muslim majorities or minorities within states, this collection centres on the often distorted perceptions underlying public debates over collective identities and cultures.

Overview

At a time of tension between some Muslim and non-Muslim countries, accompanied by frictions between Muslim and non-Muslim majorities or minorities within states, this collection centres on the often distorted perceptions underlying public debates over collective identities and cultures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004231023
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/19/2012
Series:
Muslim Minorities Series
Pages:
212

Meet the Author

Christopher Flood, D.Phil. (1981) University of Oxford, is Emeritus Professor in the School of Politics, University of Surrey. His books and articles have centred on ideological discourses, political myth, and defensive nationalism. His most recent book (co-authored with Stephen Hutchings, Galina Miazhevich and Henri Nickels) is Islam, Security and Television News (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).

Stephen Hutchings, Ph.D. (1987) University of Durham, is Professor of Russian Studies at the University of Manchester and President of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies. He has published widely on the Russian media and recently completed a major grant project on European television representations of Islam.

Galina Miazhevich, Ph.D. (2007) University of Manchester, is Gorbachev Media Research Fellow at Christ Church, Oxford. She is also an associate of the Reuters Institute for Journalism, University of Oxford, and was previously a Research Associate at the University of Manchester. She has published extensively on media and socio-cultural change in post-communist societies.

Henri C. Nickels, Ph.D. (2005), University of Amsterdam, is Programme Manager - Social Research at the EU Fundamental Rights Agency. He has published articles on the social construction of Muslim and Irish communities, recently including “De/constructing ‘Suspect’ Communities,” Journalism Studies (2012).

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