Islamophobia: Making Muslims the Enemy / Edition 1

Islamophobia: Making Muslims the Enemy / Edition 1

by Peter Gottschalk, Gabriel Greenberg
     
 

In an era when many Americans wonder whether Islam and the West inherently must clash, Islamophobia explores how this view in part derives from centuries-old stereotypes of Muslims as violent, oppressive, and intolerant. Islamophobia considers five decades of political cartoons, revealing Americans' casual demonizing and demeaning of Muslims and Islam. And the… See more details below

Overview

In an era when many Americans wonder whether Islam and the West inherently must clash, Islamophobia explores how this view in part derives from centuries-old stereotypes of Muslims as violent, oppressive, and intolerant. Islamophobia considers five decades of political cartoons, revealing Americans' casual demonizing and demeaning of Muslims and Islam. And the villainizing is shown to be as common among liberals as conservatives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742552869
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/25/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,370,571
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 2 Chapter One: Overview of Western Encounters with Muslims 3 Chapter Two: Symbols of Islam, Symbols of Difference 4 Chapter Three: Stereotyping Muslims and Establishing the American Norm 5 Chapter Four: Extreme Muslims and the American Middle Ground 6 Chapter Five: Moments 7 Conclusion 8 Note on terms and names 9 Glossary

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