Feeling and Being Muslim and British

Varun Uberoi, Nasar Meer, Tariq Modood, Claire Dwyer

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Abstract

This book explores some of the most topical issues around migration and integration in relation to Britain. It examines people smuggling as well as the elite labour migration that has become feature of Britain. It explores the acquisition and mobility of expertise in global corporate labour markets, and how sectors of British higher education fit into global student and academic markets. At the same time it examines aspects of the concepts of social capital, social cohesion and Britishness. Ethnic capital and ethnic penalties are identified and their links to religion and segregation displayed and it is shown how religion, in the form of aspects of Muslim behavior, is becoming a boundary of Britishness at a time when significant sections of the ethnic majority evinces scepticism about multiculturalism.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobal Migration, Ethnicity and Britishness
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherMacmillan
Pages205-224
ISBN (Print)978-0230296879
Publication statusPublished - 30 Mar 2011

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