British Muslims and local democracy: after Bradford

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A by-election earthquake in the post-industrial northern English city of Bradford saw a high-profile politician with a strong appeal among disaffected urban Muslims win an overwhelming victory. This "Bradford spring" reflects the changing attitudes and concerns of Muslim voters in a democracy that many feel does not properly represent them, says Parveen Akhtar.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationOpenDemocracy
Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2012


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