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A2 Beliefs homework

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Please read this really interesting article (h_w_woodhead-muslim-women) by Leila Hadj-Abdou and Linda Woodhead, and answer the following questions:

Page 2:

  1. The article states that Muslims have become a “point of political contestation” since the 1990s. What does this statement mean?
  2. Why is gender at the centre of this?
  3. What three things have mobilised Muslims?

Feel free to skip pages 3-5

Page 6:

  1. When did Britain appoint its first Muslim female mayor?

Page 7:

  1. How many Muslims live in the UK?
  2. How many British Muslim women are economically inactive?
  3. How many Austrian Muslims have citizenship?

Page 8:

  1. Are Muslim women always allowed to wear the nigab, hijab etc in the UK?

Page 9:

  1. What are the aims of Protect Hijab?

Page 10:

  1. Do Muslim women have a national voice?

Page 11:

  1. What is Protect Hijab’s slogan and what does it mean?





Sociology and Media Studies teacher at Hazelwick School, West Sussex. Former teacher at Felpham Community College and Doha College

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