Articles by Tariq Modood

July 4, 2023

⛓️ Resolving the tension between academic freedom and EDI

Tariq Modood
We must find a way to uphold academic freedom and freedom of expression while embracing equality, diversity, and inclusion, including multiculturalism. Tariq Modood proposes a framework for distinguishing between Islamophobia and reasonable criticism of Islam and Muslims. This can serve as a foundation for the desired equilibrium
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Tariq Modood
Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy, and Director, University of Bristol Research Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS), University of Bristol

Tariq is co-founder of the international journal Ethnicities.

He has held over 40 grants and consultancies, has published over 35 (co-)authored and (co-)edited books and reports and over 350 articles and chapters.

He was awarded an MBE for services to social sciences and ethnic relations in 2001, was made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (UK) in 2004 and elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2017.

In 2022 he was ranked in the top 20 UK cited scholars in Politics, Law, Sociology and Social Policy.

He served on the Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain, the National Equality Panel, and the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life.

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He tweets @TariqModood

Essays on Secularism and Multiculturalism By Tariq Modood

Essays on Secularism and Multiculturalism
ECPR Press, 2019

Multiculturalism, 2nd EditionTariq Modood

Multiculturalism (2nd edition)
Polity, 2013

Special Issues co-editor, with T. Sealy:

Beyond Euro-Americancentric Forms of Racism and Anti-racism
Political Quarterly, 2022

Global comparative analysis of the governance of religious diversity
Religion, State and Society, 2022


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