From Multiculturalism to Muscular Liberalism? Muslim Participation in Contemporary Governance Therese O’Toole Daniel Nilsson DeHanas Tariq Modood Stephen Jones Nasar Meer.
Muslim Participation in Contemporary Governance
Therese O’Toole Daniel Nilsson DeHanas Tariq Modood Stephen Jones Nasar Meer
1) ‘People often say that politicians shouldn’t “do God”’… [but we do] King James Bible Speech, 12/2011
2) ‘We are a Christian country. And we should not be afraid to say so’ King James Bible Speech, 12/2011
3) ‘We have allowed the weakening of our collective identity. Under the doctrine of state multiculturalism, we have encouraged different cultures to live separate lives’ Munich speech, 2/2011
4) ‘We must make it impossible for extremists to succeed… we need a lot less of the passive tolerance of recent years and a much more active, muscular liberalism’ Munich Speech, 2/2011
A radical departure from New Labour?
Tighter boundaries around British values
Less faith sector funding
“How do we actually resist radicalisation without funding, without projects?” Local Prevent Coordinator, Tower Hamlets
Reliance on ‘Nudges’ for Integration
Recognition of individuals, not groups