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Islamophobia: Lived Experiences of Online and Offline Victimisation

Irene Zempi and Imran Awan


This book examines British Islamophobia both in the cyber and physical world. Drawing from qualitative data elicited through a national UK-based study, this text considers the online and offline experiences of ‘visible’ Muslim men and women as victims of Islamophobia and the impacts of these attacks upon victims, their families and wider communities. Key themes that emerge from the research findings include ‘trigger’ events of local, national and international significance. Accordingly, terrorist attacks carried out by individuals who identify themselves as being Muslim or acting in the name o ... More

Keywords: Islamophobia, victims, online, offline, qualitative data, Islamophobic attacks

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781447331964
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447331964.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Irene Zempi, author
Nottingham Trent University

Imran Awan, author
Birmingham City University