By Hsiao-Hung Pai
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A emerging scourge to England’s social peace and multiculturalism, the English Defence League (EDL) has violently protested opposed to Islam considering its inception.
In the beautifully daring Angry White People, Hsiao-Hung Pai follows a gaggle of people who obtained stuck up within the wave of far-right road hobbies that begun in 2009. Pai investigated the increase of the EDL and different extremist companies, falling in with a number of in their participants and watching their day by day lives.
Delving deep into 5 lives during this marginalized component of England’s white operating category via study and interviews, Pai uncovers anything surprising—their xenophobic ideologies aren't an aberration in glossy English society, yet quite an ever-present aspect that's continuously reproduced, rejuvenated, and mainstreamed via the media and political powers.
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Angry White People: Coming Face-to-Face with the British Far Right by Hsiao-Hung Pai