Why British Muslims? Still Lagging Behind


By Qadir Bakhsh and Maqsood Ahmed



To appreciate and evaluate the narrative that Muslim communities in Britain are still lagging behind when compared with other ethnic or faith groups, over the decades, it is incumbent to map the chronicle of the position of Muslims in terms of their overall performance, their growing concerns, unmet needs and the de facto and de jury facets which have obstructed their progress and development.


ISBN: 0907577148
Publisher: Cheetah Books 
Publication Date: 2020
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 311

The Authors

Qadir Bakhsh MBE is a distinguished figure, he was bestowed with the prestigious MBE in the New Year’s 2011 Honours List in recognition of his exemplary contributions to community services and fostering community cohesion. Throughout his illustrious career, Dr Bakhsh served as the Head of the Race Relations Unit at the London Borough of Waltham Forest from 1986 to 1998, leaving an indelible mark on promoting racial harmony. Additionally, he held the esteemed position of Director of the Race Equality Council in Kent. His remarkable contributions and leadership have left a lasting impact, and he continues to be an inspiration in the realms of community development and healthcare administration.

Maqsood Ahmed OBE is an accomplished Community Development Director with an extensive background in working with both governmental and non-governmental organisations. His skills encompass a wide range of areas, including Non-profit Organisations, Government relations, Event Management, Proposal Writing, Interfaith initiatives, and Fundraising. Maqsood is a sought-after public speaker, he engages audiences on diverse topics, leveraging his expertise and experience to inspire positive change and foster a sense of unity in society. With a proven track record in community development, he continues to make meaningful contributions to the betterment of communities and the promotion of interfaith cooperation.

Additional information

Weight1.1 kg
Dimensions23.5 × 15.5 × 1.5 cm