Not Quite American?: The Shaping of Arab and Muslim Identity in the United States

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In this essay Yvonne Haddad explores the history of immigration and integration of Arab Muslims in the United States and their struggle to legitimate their presence in the face of continuing exclusion based on race, nationalist identity, and religion.
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Overview


In this essay Yvonne Haddad explores the history of immigration and integration of Arab Muslims in the United States and their struggle to legitimate their presence in the face of continuing exclusion based on race, nationalist identity, and religion.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932792058
  • Publisher: Baylor University Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2004
  • Series: Edmonson Lecture Series , #26
  • Pages: 70
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad is Professor of History of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. She is the author or editor for over fifteen books including Muslim Minorities in the West: Visible and Invisible (2002); Daughters of Abraham: Feminist Thought in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (2001); and Muslims on the Americanization Path? (2000).
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Table of Contents


1 The Arabic-Speaking Immigrants of the United States

Becoming American

2 The "Arab" Experience of America

3 The Encounter with Zionism

4 The Muslim Experience of America

5 Claiming Muslim Space in America's Pluralism

6 The Aftermath of 9/11

Conclusion

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