Nasar Meer is a Reader and a Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Fellow in the School of Social Work and Social Policy at Strathclyde University. Recent publications include: Citizenship, Identity & the Politics of Multiculturalism: The Rise of Muslim Consciousness (2015, Palgrave 2nd Edition); Interculturalism and Multiculturalism: Debating the Dividing Lines (co-edited, 2015 EUP), Racialization and Religion (Edited, 2014 Routledge), Race and Ethnicity (2014, Sage), and European Multiculturalism(s): Religious, Cultural and Ethnic Challenges (co-edited, 2012 EUP). He is currently working on a four volume Routledge collection on Islam and Modernity, and in 2014 was elected to the RSE Young Academy of Scotland (YAS) and the UK Social Policy Association (SPA) Executive. www.nasarmeer.com
Please direct correspondence about this article to Nasar Meer
Anoop is author of the critically-acclaimed ethnography Race, Place and Globalization: Youth Cultures in a Changing World (2003 Berg) exploring the interplay of whiteness and class in post-industrial regions. He is co-author with Mary Jane Kehily of the monograph Gender, Youth and Culture: Global Masculinities and Femininities (2nd Ed. 2013, Palgrave MacMillan), and has recently published a social theory book on spatial relations of power with Alex Jeffrey entitled Geographical Thought (Pearson, 2011).
School of Geography, Politics & Sociology
Newcastle upon Tyne
Raksha Pande is a Lecturer in the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University. Her research interests are focused on gender relations, marriage practices and understandings of modernity among the Indian diaspora in Britain. She is currently working on a project exploring the contested nature of masculinities that influence gender relations among young men and women in India. Her research has been published in Gender Place and Culture, Social and Cultural Geography and Geography Compass.