Everyday hybridity and Hong Kong's muslim youth

O'Connor, Paul (2010) Everyday hybridity and Hong Kong's muslim youth. Visual Anthropology, 24 1: 203-225. doi:10.1080/08949468.2011.528337


Author O'Connor, Paul
Title Everyday hybridity and Hong Kong's muslim youth
Journal name Visual Anthropology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0894-9468
1545-5920
Publication date 2010-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/08949468.2011.528337
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 24
Issue 1
Start page 203
End page 225
Total pages 23
Language eng
Subject 3314 Anthropology
3316 Cultural Studies
Formatted abstract
This article explores hybrid Hong Kong through empirical representation of the territory's cultural mix and fusion. The research applies the concept of everyday hybridity that seeks to engage with the quotidian aspects of intercultural exchange and multiculturalism. Young Muslims in Hong Kong provide the focus for the enquiry and represent everyday scenarios of hybridity connected to themes of identity, urban space and fasting during Ramadan. Importantly the work challenges ideas of Muslims as a problematic component of multicultural societies and questions how Hong Kong's special status facilitates its hybrid culture.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Special Issue: Hybrid Hong Kong.

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Social Science Publications
 
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