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

ISBN-10: 0230103820

ISBN-13: 9780230103825

Edition: 2011

Authors: Irum Shiekh
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Description: Richly told and uniquely heartrending, this book collects personal narratives of Muslim immigrants from Pakistan, Egypt, India, and Palestine who were racially profiled, detained indefinitely, and mistreated following the September 11 attacks. From descriptions of physical abuse at the hands of American prison employees to a harrowing account of extraordinary rendition and torture in Egypt, these powerful stories will inspire both empathy and outrage. Exploring themes of globalization and ethnic tension in the context of the global war on terror, Irum Shiekh here provides a space for former detainees to tell their stories and reveal the human cost of suspending civil liberties after a wartime emergency.

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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 3/8/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Transnational Implications of 9/11 Detentions
Lifelong Deportation: A Legal Resident���s Punishment for Helping a Friend
Uprooting Immigrants, Uprooting Families
Loss of Civil Liberties for Muslims after 9/11
Propagating and maintaining the global war on terror
Reclaiming civil rights
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