Writing british muslims religion class and multiculturalism first edition rehana ahmed published by manchester university press examines contemporary literary representations of muslims by british writers of south asian muslim descent including salman rushdie hanif kureishi monica ali and nadeem aslam. In a multicultural british space polarized increasingly by the binaristic dichotomy of secular liberalism and religious oppression rehana ahmeds book strikes a compelling note of difference by deconstructing this divide to reconfigure the sociocultural presence of a british muslim identity . Rehana ahmeds writing british muslims religion class and multiculturalism is a work of both literary criticism and sociological analysis which combines deta. The rushdie affair 9 11 and 7 7 pushed british muslims to the forefront of increasingly fraught debate about multiculturalism stereotyping images of the submissive veiled woman the bearded fanatic and the self segregating ghetto have proliferated reducing a heterogeneous minority group to a series of media soundbites. Get this from a library writing british muslims religion class and multiculturalism rehana ahmed
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