• Ian LawEmail author
  • S. Sayyid
  • Arzu Merali
  • Amina Easat-Daas
Part of the Mapping Global Racisms book series (MGR)


Chapter 1 introduces the main themes and issues addressed by this book. We make a definitive case for two arguments in this book: firstly, the recognition of the accelerating and pervasive nature of Islamophobia in this region, and secondly, the recognition that this process is being, can be and will be challenged by counter-narratives that make the claim for Muslim humanity, plurality, space and justice. This book provides a new, innovative kit of counter-narratives which were presented and well received at the European Parliament on 26 September 2018 and launched across Europe in national workshops in selected states subsequently.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Law
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. Sayyid
    • 1
  • Arzu Merali
    • 2
  • Amina Easat-Daas
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Sociology and Social PolicyUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.Islamic Human Rights CommissionLondonUK

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