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Islamophobia in America : the anatomy of intolerance

Author: Carl W Ernst
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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"Islamophobia is the name given to the virulent anti-Islamic prejudice that has been hyped by the news media and seized upon by cynical politicians. Five essays by six specialists on Islam in America provide important insights into Islamophobia as a conflict over American identity during a time of crisis. The authors clarify the way that differences of religion, race, and gender have been used to portray Muslims as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Islamophobia in America
(DLC) 2012039978
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl W Ernst
ISBN: 9781137290076 1137290072
DOI: 10.1057/9781137290076
OCLC Number: 834127800
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Description: 1 online resource (205 pages)
Contents: Introduction : the problem of Islamophobia / Carl W. Ernst --
Common heritage, uncommon fear : Islamophobia in the United States and British India, 1687-1947 / Peter Gottschalk and Gabriel Greenberg --
Islamophobia and American history : religious stereotyping and out-grouping of Muslims in the United States / Kambiz GhaneaBassiri --
The Black Muslim scare of the twentieth century : the history of state Islamophobia and its post-9/11 variations / Edward E. Curtis --
Center stage : gendered Islamophobia and Muslim women / Juliane Hammer --
Attack of the Islamophobes : religious war (and peace) in Arab/Muslim Detroit / Andrew J. Shryock.
Responsibility: edited by Carl W. Ernst.
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Islamophobia in America offers new perspectives on prejudice against Muslims, which has become increasingly widespread in the USA in the past decade. The contributors document the history of  Read more...
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