Dr Julian HargreavesWoolf Institute
Dr Julian Hargreaves is a Senior Research Fellow at the Woolf Institute and a Visiting Fellow at the Centre of Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge. He is a social scientist with an interest in various issues concerning British Muslim communities.
An Outsider’s View of Issues Facing British Muslim Communities
This presentation presents research work that has attempted to provide a different perspective on issues related anti-Muslim prejudice and discrimination. The work has been completed by a non-Muslim and uses statistics to shed new light on familiar debates. The aim is not to downplay the many real problems faced by British Muslims but to encourage a more evidence-based approach to tackling them. The presentation will discussion on crime victimization, verbal abuse, police stop and search, Prevent, counter-extremism and measuring sensitivity to Islamophobia.