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Islamophobia in society

Dr Munnik highlights the pervasiveness of Islamophobia in British society

In this video, Dr Munnik highlights the pervasiveness of Islamophobia in British society.

Focusing on media narratives around Muslims in Britain, he considers some of the impacts that negative representations might have on mental health. Findings from research on media narratives shows that Islam and Muslims are often represented in negative ways, typically as a “threat to British society”.

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Dr Munnik asks us to consider the following:

“How do you feel when you read news stories about Muslims and Islam? Do you share the sense that they are overly negative?”

Consider Dr Munnik’s question and share your thoughts and ideas below.

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