Exploring the Impact of Islamophobia on Visible Muslim Women Victims: A British Case Study

  title={Exploring the Impact of Islamophobia on Visible Muslim Women Victims: A British Case Study},
  author={Chris Allen},
  journal={Journal of Muslims in Europe},
  • C. Allen
  • Published 26 September 2014
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Muslims in Europe
This article presents the empirical findings from a British-based project that sought to explore the nature and impact of ‘street-level’ Islamophobia on women who are visibly recognisable as Muslim—hereafter referred to as visible Muslim women in this article. Drawing on the findings from in-depth interviews with twenty visible Muslim women, this article highlights how despite the fact that such Islamophobia is largely manifested in low-level ways it has significant impacts on the everyday… 
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