Islamophobia in America: The Anatomy of Intolerance

Islamophobia in America: The Anatomy of Intolerance

By: Carl W. Ernst (editor)Paperback

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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 anti-Islamic sentiment in American culture, the scope of organized anti-Muslim propaganda, and the institutionalization of this kind of intolerance.

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Carl W. Ernst is William R. Kenan, Jr., Distinguished Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Introduction: The Problem of Islamophobia; Carl W. Ernst 1. Common Heritage, Uncommon Fear: Islamophobia in the United States and British India, 1687-1947; Peter Gottschalk and Gabriel Greenberg 2. Islamophobia and American History: Religious Stereotyping and Out-grouping of Muslims in the United States; Kambiz GhaneaBassiri 3. The Black Muslim Scare of the Twentieth Century: The History of State Islamophobia and Its Post-9/11 Variations; Edward E. Curtis 4. Center Stage: Gendered Islamophobia and Muslim Women; Juliane Hammer 5. Attack of the Islamophobes: Religious War (and Peace) in Arab/Muslim Detroit; Andrew J. Shryock

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137321886
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9781137321886
  • weight: 253
  • ISBN10: 1137321881

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