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Book review: enemy of the state by Tommy Robinson

Falkiner, Daniel (2016) Book review: enemy of the state by Tommy Robinson. LSE Review of Books (02 Mar 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

This autobiography by Tommy Robinson, Enemy of the State, is a seriously flawed book in many respects, not least in its handling of the topic of Islam, writes Daniel Falkiner. Nevertheless, the book constitutes a valuable primary resource on one influential strand of working-class street politics and raises curious, if disconcerting, questions about how the ethnicity known as ‘White British’ may be fracturing into more unstable elements. Whatever one thinks of its author, this book should be on the reading list of anyone who is concerned about social cohesion in Britain.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2016 13:01
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2019 00:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/66079

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