Detained without Cause: Muslims' Stories of Detention and Deportation in America after 9/11

Detained without Cause: Muslims' Stories of Detention and Deportation in America after 9/11

by I. Shiekh

Paperback(2011)

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Overview

Immigrants from Pakistan, Egypt, India, and Palestine who were racially profiled and detained following the September 11 attacks tell their personal stories in a collection which explores themes of transnationalism, racialization, and the global war on terror, and explains the human cost of suspending civil liberties after a wartime emergency.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230103825
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 03/08/2011
Series: Palgrave Studies in Oral History
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 244
Sales rank: 1,216,666
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

IRUM SHIEKH Visiting Scholar of Asian American Studies at UCLA, USA.

Table of Contents

Azmath Mohammad: Transnational Implications of 9/11 Detentions * Ansar Mahmood: Lifelong Deportation: A Legal Resident's Punishment for Helping a Friend * Wael Kishk: Racialization of Muslims * Anser Mahmood and Family: Uprooting Immigrants, Uprooting Families * Nabil Ayesh: Loss of Civil Liberties for Muslims after 9/11 * Mohammad Elzaher: Propagating and maintaining the global war on terror * Yaser Ebrahim: Reclaiming civil rights

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