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Fun^Da^Mental’s “Jihad Rap”

Ted Swedenburg

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Roughly 1.6 million Muslims reside in Britain today, of whom one million are British of South Asian origin, or “BrAsians.” Within a context of increased visibility and notoriety for BrAsian Muslims ... More


Queering Diaspora Space, Creolizing Counter-Publics: On British South Asian Gay and Bisexual Men’s Negotiation of Sexuality, Intimacy and Marriage*

Christian Klesse

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Christian Klesse engages with the experiences, narratives and viewpoints of British South Asian Men who participated in a study on discourses on non-monogamy in gay and bisexual male social movement ... More


Introduction

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

There have been Asian writers in Britain for almost as long as there have been Asians in Britain: since the seventeenth century. In the wake of mass migration from the 1950s, however, for the first ... More


Ravinder Randhawa

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Born in India in 1952 but raised in Warwickshire from the age of seven, Ravinder Randhawa operated under the radar of mainstream literary criticism. Well-known, however, within the Asian writing ... More


Meera Syal

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the wake of the rise of ‘Asian cool’, the desire to meet the image of a confident, self-assured British Asian identity is overwhelming. As the most ‘funny’ British Asian voice, best known for her ... More


Monica Ali

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the summer of 2001, young British Asians took to the streets of Oldham and Burnley in the North of England to protest against perceived racial inequality in their neighbourhoods. In the popular ... More


Salman Rushdie and V. S. Naipaul

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the transition between migrant and British-born/raised positioning through the figures of V. S. Naipaul and Salman Rushdie, arguing that the common reading of their liminal ... More


Atima Srivastava

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Atima Srivastava is the first prominent example of a school of British Asian literature that also includes Preethi Nair, Nisha Minhas and B. K. Mahal: a British Asian romance genre intervention. Her ... More


Suhayl Saadi

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The experience of being Muslim in Scotland is not directly comparable to being a Muslim in England. In comparison with discussions around British or English identity, there is a relative lack of ... More


New ‘racisms’ and prejudices? The criminalisation of ‘Asian’

Sunita Toor

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter provides a critical dialogue on the new racisms and prejudices within criminological discourses, which has led to the criminalisation of Britain’s Asian communities. It charts the ... More


Nadeem Aslam

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In his three novels, Season of the Rainbirds (1993), Maps for Lost Lovers (2004) and The Wasted Vigil (2008), Nadeem Aslam fuses conventional postcolonial themes and literary techniques with a ... More


Citizen aspirations: women, ethnicity and housing

Bethan Harries and Liz Richardson

in Changing local governance, changing citizens

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Housing policy is focused on increasing housing supply, improving existing neighbourhoods, managing community relations, and increasing consumer choice. For effective implementation of these ... More


Conclusion

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In some ways, this book marks just a beginning. The British Asian authors it focuses on are all still writing, seven of them are under the age of fifty. Their presence has realised Salman Rushdie's ... More


Scheduling race

Anamik Saha

in Adjusting the Contrast: British Television and Constructs of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100986
eISBN:
9781526132185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100986.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues, following Garnham’s lead, that the scheduling of ‘minority programming’ and the commitment to finding, or rather, creating audiences for this type of programming is a much more ... More


Hanif Kureishi

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Hanif Kureishi is the first author of note born in Britain. How he imagines his world is central to his identity as a British Asian author. Kureishi's vision of London, and of the communities that ... More


Changing Ethnicities: The Evolving Speech Styles of Punjabi Londoners

Devyani Sharma

in Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The ethnicity of minority groups is often salient to outsiders and assumed to be a shared identity for community members. This essay closely examines diversity within one such group and what it tells ... More


Conclusion

in Race and Antiracism in Black British and British Asian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314827
eISBN:
9781846316258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316258.018
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book has explored how antiracism has shaped the form and content of both political debate and individual minority identities in contemporary Britain by analysing ten contemporary novels by black ... More


Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Daniela Berghahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Why have films with diasporic family narratives increased in popularity in recent years? How do representations of the diasporic family differ from those of more dominant social groups? How does ... More


Black British and British Asian Fiction

Peter Morey

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter explores some issues in black British and British Asian fiction since the 1980s. It shows certain key characteristics of the white British apprehension of those non-white imperial ... More


Policing Belonging: Race and Nation in the UK

Alpa Parmar

in Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control: Enforcing the Boundaries of Belonging

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198814887
eISBN:
9780191852596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814887.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers the impact of the police’s increased involvement in migration control. How (and with what consequences) do criminalization, migration, race, and gender intersect when the ... More


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