By Maleiha Malik
This assortment makes a different contribution to the learn of anti-Muslim prejudice by way of putting the difficulty in either its earlier and current context. The essays disguise old and modern matters from the 11th century to the current day. They learn the varieties that anti-Muslim prejudice takes, the old affects on those types, and the way they relate to different kinds of prejudice equivalent to racism, antisemitism or sexism, and certainly how anti-Muslim prejudice turns into institutionalized.
This quantity appears to be like at anti-Muslim prejudice from quite a lot of disciplinary views, together with politics, sociology, philosophy, historical past, diplomacy, legislations, cultural experiences and comparative literature. The essays give a contribution to our realizing of the several degrees at which anti-Muslim prejudice emerges and operates - the neighborhood, the nationwide and the transnational – by way of additionally together with case reports from quite a number contexts together with Britain, Europe and the US.
This book contributes to a deeper knowing of up to date political difficulties and arguable issues, similar to concerns that concentrate on Muslim girls: the 'headscarf' debates, honour killings and compelled marriages. there's additionally research of media bias within the illustration of Muslims and Islam, and different pressing social and political concerns comparable to the social exclusion of ecu Muslims and the political mobilisation opposed to Islam by means of far-right parties.
This publication was once released as a unique factor of Patterns of Prejudice.
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