Introduction: Muslims, Trust and Multiculturalism

  • Peter Morey
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Part of the Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series book series ( CAL)

Abstract

Trust offers an important lens through which one can understand relations between Muslim and non-Muslim at this fraught moment in history. Trust also yields to study through a number of paradigms: psychological, philosophical, political, phenomenological and so on. In this volume are a collection of chapters from a variety of disciplines brought together with the aim of providing a wide-ranging view of the operation and frustration of trust. In multicultural societies particular historical pressures come to bear on social trust, and there has arisen a range of perspectives on how best to organise society and relations within it. At the present moment, if we seek to build a more trusting society then one of our most urgent tasks is to address the breakdown of trust between Muslims and others.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Morey
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  1. 1.Department of English LiteratureUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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