Islam and Controversy: The Politics of Free Speech After Rushdie (Paperback)

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Was Salman Rushdie right to have written The Satanic Verses ? Were the protestors right to have done so? What about the Danish cartoons? This book examines the moral questions raised by cultural controversies, and how intercultural dialogue might be generated within multicultural societies.

About the Author


Anshuman A. Mondal is Reader in English at Brunel University, UK. He is Chair of the Postcolonial Studies Association and member of the Multicultural Textualities collective. The author of Nationalism and Post-Colonial Identity, Amitav Ghosh, and Young British Muslim Voices, he has published widely on contemporary Muslim identities and cultures, nationalism, and multiculturalism.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137471673
ISBN-10: 1137471670
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 3rd, 2014
Pages: 248
Language: English