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Book Review:'Young Muslims, Pedagogy and Islam' by M.G.Khan (2012) Bristol:Policy Press

Thomas, Paul (2013) Book Review:'Young Muslims, Pedagogy and Islam' by M.G.Khan (2012) Bristol:Policy Press. Youth and Policy Journal (111). pp. 102-104. ISSN 0262-9798

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Abstract

AS I WAS reviewing this book, a (supposedly ‘liberal’) Coalition government minister resuscitated
calls for the full force of British law to be used against the small minority of Muslims, themselves
a small societal minority, who wear the Niqab, or full face covering. Both France and Belgium, the
latter a national government who can agree on virtually nothing else, have passed such laws. This gives some small sense of the Islamophobic climate in western countries in recent years that has
cast young Muslims as the ‘modern folk devils’ and which provides the frame for this fascinating
and compelling book. M.G. Khan highlights how this external gaze, and forms of ‘purist’ internal
Muslim community re

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Schools: School of Education and Professional Development
School of Education and Professional Development > Centre of Lifelong Learning and Social Justice > Social Cohesion Research Group
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Depositing User: Paul Thomas
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2014 16:24
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2015 16:18
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/19787

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