The making and representation of Muslim identity in Britain: conversations with British Muslim elites

Ahmad, Waqar I. U. and Evergeti, Venetia (2010) The making and representation of Muslim identity in Britain: conversations with British Muslim elites. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 33 (10). pp. 1697-1717. ISSN 0141-9870

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Abstract

The common nomenclature of ethnicity, race and colour has been found wanting in theorising and dealing with the Muslim presence in Britain. This study of 24 prominent British Muslims - including political, policy and academic/intellectual ‘elite’ – explores the making and representation of Muslim identity in Britain. We explore this through three considerations: Muslimness as a ‘master status’; leadership and representation in relation to British Muslims; and the public performance of Muslimness during ‘key moments’.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Social Policy Research Centre
Item ID: 4269
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Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2010 14:31
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:17
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/4269

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