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Publisher: Open House Press
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: H1, HT
In the context of segregation, the issues around English Muslims have attracted critical attention\ud from social scientists and policy makers. Past socio-econonmic indicators demonstrate that\ud English Muslims, particularly those of Bangladeshi and Pakistani orgin, are the most deprived\ud ethnic minority groups. During the spring and summer of 2001 civil unrest erupted in Oldham,\ud Bradford and Burnley. Hundreds of people were hurt and millions of pounds worth of damage\ud was caused to the local communities. At the time it was a blatant signifier of racism and\ud cultural intolerance in Britain. After the disturbances independent panels were set up to\ud investigate what was the main cause of the problems in particular areas of Oldham, Bradford\ud and Burnley. In each inquiry the findings revealed that communities were living ‘Parallel\ud Lives’, which was seen to be a failure within communities and of social policy, citing ‘Social\ud Segregation’ as a contributory factor. More recently in September 2005 Trevor Phillips,\ud chairman of the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) gave a stark warning that Britain is\ud ‘sleepwalking’ into racial segregation, with white, Muslims and black ‘ghettos’ dividing\ud cities. Currently there is major debate on the issues surrounding ethnic segregation in the\ud British context. There are two current schools of thought, firstly that ethnic minorities are\ud experiencing segregation and secondly, the opposing view, that there is little evidence to\ud suggest that segregation is occurring.
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