Muslims and Political Participation in Britain

Muslims and Political Participation in Britain

by Timothy Peace (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415725316
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/13/2015
Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics Series
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Timothy Peace is a Lecturer in Comparative European Politics at the University of Stirling, UK

Table of Contents

Foreward, Muhammad Anwar, Introduction, Timothy Peace Part I - Voting and elections 1. The Paradox of Patronage politics: Biraderi, Representation and Political Participation amongst British Pakistanis,Parveen Akhtar 2. Muslim electoral participation in British general elections: an historical perspective and case study, Jamil Sherif, Anas Altikriti and Ismail Patel 3. Mosques and political engagement in Britain: participation or segregation?, Maria Sobolewska and Siobhan Mcandrew Part II - Social Movements 4. Women from Muslim communities in Britain: Political and Civic Activism in the 9/11 era, Khursheed Wadia 5.  ‘Islamic’ Environmentalism in Great Britain,Rosemary Hancock 6. British Muslims and the anti-war movement, Timothy Peace Part III - Exploring the political amongst young people 7. Diversity in political perspectives and engagement among young British Muslims, Asma Mustafa 8. Facebook Groups as Potential Political Publics? Exploring ideas of the political amongst young British Muslim Facebook users, Brooke Storer-Church 9. From crisis to opportunity – 9/11 and the progress of British Muslim political engagement, Khadijah Elshayyal Part IV - Representation 10. The Muslim Council of Britain and its engagement with the British political establishment,Ekaterina Braginskaia 11. Muslims in Parliament: A Myth of Futility, Ekaterina Kolpinskaya 12. The Political Behaviour of Minority Councillors across London Boroughs: Comparing Tower Hamlets, Newham, and Hackney, Eren Tatari and Ahmet Yukleyen

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