Political Approaches to Tackling Islamophobia: An ‘Insider/Outsider’ Analysis of the British Coalition Government’s Approach between 2010–15
“It seems to me that Islamophobia has now crossed the threshold - For far too many people, Islamophobia is seen as a legitimate—even commendable—thing. Islamophobia should be seen as totally abhorrent—just like homophobia or Judeophobia—we need political leadership. Government has got to show that it gets it”.
3. Context and Findings
3.1. Framing Islamophobia
3.2. Religious Discrimination, Islamophobia and New Labour
3.3. The Coalition’s Approaches to Addressing Islamophobia
3.3.1. The APPG on Islamophobia
3.3.2. The Cross-Government Working Group on Anti-Muslim Hate
3.4. Coalition Discourses About Muslims and Islam
“questions (need) to be asked about some of the issues they pursue, some of the criticisms they posit, some of the language and terminologies they employ also… it is also right to highlight and consider the use and attribution of value-loaded terminologies and language, to ask whether the criticisms and accusations that were made within such value-loaded frames were employed deliberately to bring down iENGAGE, the APPG or both”.
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