Muslims in the West and the Challenges of Belonging

Muslims in the West and the Challenges of Belonging

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Sensational reporting by the media has led to attitudes that racialise Muslims and frame them as potential threats to national security, placing them outside the circle of trustworthy citizenship. Muslims in the West are increasingly confronted with the pressure of conforming to dominant core values and accepting `mere tolerance' from society, or else risk exclusion and even hostility when exercising their rights to maintain diverse cultural norms and religious practices. Muslims in the West and the Challenges of Belonging offers not only rigourous accounts of current difficulties, but also new thinking and deeper understanding about race relations and intercultural engagement in multicultural societies. It explores the increasing visibility of Muslim migrants in the West and the implications this has for multicultural co-existence, cultural representations, belonging and inclusive more

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  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 134 x 210 x 16mm | 299.37g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Academic Monographs
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • Print on Demand.
  • 0522861628
  • 9780522861624
  • 2,074,993

About Fethi Mansouri

Fethi Mansouri is the author and editor of many books, including Lives in Limbo: Voices of Refugees under Temporary Protection, which was shortlisted for the Human Rights Medals and Awards. Vince Marotta has co-edited the book Intercultural Relations in a Global more