British Asian Muslim Women, Multiple Spatialities and by Fazila Bhimji (auth.)

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In 2001, 80% of people identified themselves as White, 9% Asian or Asian British, 5% Black or Black British, 3% mixed race and 2% Chinese or other ethnic group. 1% of Manchester’s population. Certain areas in Manchester such as Rusholme and Longsight have higher concentrations of Muslims in their population. Preston has a population size of 166,675. 2% are Muslims. 6%, respectively, but significant because these represent the highest percentages in the North West region. I introduced myself to some of the women in the groups as a researcher and a lecturer and told them that at a later point I aimed to conduct interviews since I was researching the topic of British Asian Muslim women in various spaces.

There were virtually no in-depth discussions of family dynamics, child psychology or growing up with multiple cultures and outlooks, or relations between teenagers and parents – discussions that may have been included had a child left one parent’s house for another if both parents had been from similar cultural and religious backgrounds. g. Jenks 1982; Goodwin 1990; Thorne 1993; Corsaro 1997; Ferguson 2000). However, the British print media did not include debates or discussions with respect to the extent to which children should participate in changing the conditions of their lives, but rather, through repeated use of racist language, the media continued to portray Misbah/Molly as a victim of Islamic and Pakistani cultural values, which were subsequently interpreted as antithetical to Scottish and British ways of being.

G. Van Dijk 1988, 1991; Fairclough 1992, 1995), where I pay close attention to language used by the print media. Additionally, this chapter also includes a discussion of the ways in which 34 Mediating British Asian Muslim Women 35 selected images of Muslim and South Asian women in Britain are juxtaposed with news items that carry ideological messages about Muslims and South Asians in Britain such as on immigration and health. g. Poole 2002; Poole and Richardson 2006). Elizabeth Poole, in Reporting Islam, illustrates, using quantitative and qualitative analysis, the ways in which broadsheet newspapers and tabloids focus, on the one hand, on Muslim fears and discrimination towards Muslims and, on the other hand, on terrorism and counter-terrorism legislation.

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