The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West

The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West

by Todd H. Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451465495
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2015
Pages: 362
Sales rank: 1,306,325
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Images vii

List of Abbreviations ix

Preface xi

Introduction 1

1 What Is Islamophobia? 9

2 The Historical Foundations of Islamophobia 35

3 Colonialism, Orientalism, and the Clash of Civilizations 67

4 9/11, the War on Terror, and the Rise of Political Islamophobia 101

Image Gallery 145

5 The "Islamic Threat" in Modern Europe 153

6 Professional Islamophobia 205

7 Muslims in the Media and at the Movies 233

8 Islamophobia and Its Casualties 261

9 Combating Islamophobia 311

Appendix: Interviewee Profiles 337

Glossary 341

Further Reading 347

Index 351

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