Muslims in Britain : race, place and identities

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  • Creator edited by Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009.
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780748625871, 0748625879, 9780748625888, 0748625887
  • OCLC ocn214307533


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction : Muslims in Britain--race, place and the spatiality of identities / Richard Gale and Peter Hopkins -- Creating home spaces : young British Muslim women's identity and conceptualisations of home / Deborah Phillips -- "You seem very westernised to me" : place, identity and othering of Muslim workers in the UK labour market / Sophie Bowlby and Sally Lloyd-Evans -- Rethinking the identites of young British Pakistani Muslim women : educational experiences and aspirations / Claire Dwyer and Bindi Shah -- Race, "face" and masculinity : the identities and local geographies of Muslim boys / Louise Archer -- British Arab perspectives on religion, politics and 'the public' / Caroline Nagel and Lynn Staeheli -- The multicultural city and the politics of religious architecture : urban planning, mosques and meaning-making in Birmingham / Richard Gale -- Holy places, contested spaces : British Pakistani accounts of pilgrimage to Makkah and Madinah / Seán McLoughlin -- Excess baggage or precious gems? : the migration of cultural commodities / Anjoom Mukadam and Sharmina Mawani -- Situating Muslim geographies / Lily Kong -- Muslims and the politics of difference / Tariq Modood -- Islamophobia in the construction of British Muslim identity politics / Jonathan Birt
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