In search of Britain’s Muslim ghettoes

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Abstract

The local media have recently carried a number of stories suggesting that Muslim ghettoes are developing in British cities – a claim also been made about European cities more generally. Analysis of data from the 2001 and 2011 Censuses of England and Wales suggests that these representations are journalistic hyperbole: most British Muslims live in small city blocks where they form only a minority of the local population
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1684-1690
Number of pages7
JournalEnvironment and Planning A
Volume48
Issue number9
Early online date1 Jun 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016

Keywords

  • Muslims
  • ghettoes
  • demonisation
  • England and Wales

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