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Angry White People – Coming Face-to-Face with the British Far Right by Hsiao-Hung Pai (Book Review)

“Angry White People” by Hsiao-Hung Pai offers an in-depth look at the English Defence League (EDL), challenging the non-racist image they cultivate. By speaking directly with supporters and leaders, Pai reveals the group’s anti-Muslim sentiments and underlying racism. Set against Luton’s history and culture of multiculturalism, Pai explores the roots of EDL’s rhetoric and examines why the far right persists despite its inconsistencies. The book provides a nuanced view of British nationalism, its manifestations, and its opposition, within the broader context of societal change.

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