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Homegrown censored voices and the discursive British Muslim representation. / Ali, Roaa.

In: Research in Drama Education, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2018.

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Ali, Roaa. / Homegrown censored voices and the discursive British Muslim representation. In: Research in Drama Education. 2018 ; Vol. 23, No. 3.

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abstract = "In view of the recent Arts Council {\textquoteleft}Creative Case for Diversity{\textquoteright}, and considering the challenging socio-political climate of contemporary Britain, this article explores Muslim cultural participation, and the obstacles towards its visibility. The role of the British Muslim artist is crucial in addressing current radicalising and Islamophobic discourses, yet the visibility of these artists remain contested. Although there is no identifiable criteria that particularly restrict the access of these artists to the creative industry; their political content is often subject to scrutiny. Thus, there is a political and cultural discourse of impermissibility, which results in and performs varying forms of censorship.",
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