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Rashid Aziz

PhD Topic

British Asian Muslim Males and the Negotiation of Leisure and Marriage

Education

PhD Sociology, City, University of London (2008-present)

MA Criminology, City University (2007-2008)

BSc (Hons) Sociology and Criminology, City University (2004-2007)

The Study

My research explores how British Asian Muslims experience and negotiate burdens placed on them by religion and culture. The study utilises data from an ethnography conducted in North West London and Bradford. The research uses classic criminological theory to explain the behaviour of a group of 30 British Asian Muslim males.

Research Interests

  • British Asian Muslims
  • Culture, Marriage
  • Bullying

Publications

Aziz, R. (2015) The Research Student Experience in Cowie, H. and Myers, C-A, (eds) Bullying Among University Students, London, Routledge