Driving Me Crazy: The BBC’s Muslim Driving School

The BBC is airing a six-episode television series, called Muslim Driving School, about Muslim women who are learning to drive. The show purports to not only follow these women as they learn, but to provide an insight into their inner lives.Muslim Driving School is billed as being about British Muslim women, but from the introduction onward, a narrower focus is introduced--a focus on mostly Asian Muslim women, from what are described as "traditional" Muslim communities, living in northern … [Read more...]