Backlash 9/11: Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans Respond / Edition 1

Backlash 9/11: Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans Respond / Edition 1

by Anny Bakalian, Medhi Bozorgmehr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520257359

ISBN-13: 9780520257351

Pub. Date: 03/05/2009

Publisher: University of California Press

For most Americans September 11, 2001, symbolized the moment when their security was altered. For Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans, 9/11 also ushered in a backlash in the form of hate crimes, discrimination, and a string of devastating government initiatives. This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of the impact of the post-9/11 events on Middle Eastern…  See more details below

Overview

For most Americans September 11, 2001, symbolized the moment when their security was altered. For Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans, 9/11 also ushered in a backlash in the form of hate crimes, discrimination, and a string of devastating government initiatives. This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of the impact of the post-9/11 events on Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans, including their organized response, and develops a new theoretical model of backlash and mobilization during times of crisis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520257351
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/05/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
1,256,156
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables

List of Abbreviations

1 Backlash against Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans 1

2 The Post-9/11 Backlash in Comparative and Historical Perspectives 32

3 Immigration Patterns, Characteristics, and Identities 66

4 Organizational Structures and Transformation 97

5 Hate Crimes and Bias Incidents 125

6 Government Initiatives and the Impact of the Backlash 156

7 Mobilization 178

8 Religious Accommodation, Civic Engagement, and Political Integration 219

Appendix A Time Line of Government Initiatives and Actions 253

Notes 267

References 309

Index 333

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