Research Progress: MUSLIM WOMEN IN THE UK PRESS

My dissertation research is finally coming together. After analysing over 350 articles, here are some of the main things I have discovered so far: Muslim women are largely mentioned in the British press in relation to ‘the veil’; this us unsuprising, and the perpetuation of these images can be damaging to the way Western society views these women. If ‘we’ impose the veil as a symbol of oppression by Islam (falsely so), we are creating yet another hurdle for these women to overcome by essentialising them in this way. Whilst newspaper coverage of Islam has risen continuously over the last few … Continue reading Research Progress: MUSLIM WOMEN IN THE UK PRESS