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dc.contributor.author Carr, James
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-09T08:24:01Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-09T08:24:01Z
dc.date.issued 2010-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7970
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Muslim communities in Ireland are rich in their diversity. Growing since the 1950s and 1960s, today the Irish population includes second and third generation Irish Muslims as well as members newer to the communities, representing at least fourteen different nationalities in all (Flynn 2006, p.224; National Consultative Committee on Racism and Inter-culturalism 2007, p.1). Members of Muslim communities are currently more vulnerable to prejudice and discrimination than before (European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia 2006, p.60; Marsh and Keating 2006, p.315). This sentiment can be described as Islamophobia: a form of racism specific to members of Muslim communities, reinforced by stereotypical negative images of Muslims (National Consultative Committee on Racism and Inter-culturalism 2007a, p.7). This research evaluates whether or not hate crime and discrimination against Muslims (islamophobia), is being captured by the current practices of recording and reporting such events through the bodies identified by the National Action Plan Against Racism (NPAR) to monitor and analyse data on racism in Ireland (Department of Justice Equality and Law Reform (Ireland) 2005, p.79). en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Department of Sociology, University of Limerick en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Socheolas;2(2), pp.39-57
dc.subject Muslim Racism en_US
dc.subject Inter-culturalism en_US
dc.subject hate crime en_US
dc.title Measuring islamophobia en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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