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Islamophobia The Challenge of Pluralism in the 21st Century

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ISBN-10: 0199753652

ISBN-13: 9780199753659

Edition: 2011

Authors: John L. Esposito, Ibrahim Kalin

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Islamophobia has been on the rise since September 11, as seen in countless cases of discrimination, racism, hate speeches, physical attacks, and anti-Muslim campaigns. The 2006 Danish cartoon crisis and the controversy surrounding Pope Benedict XVI's Regensburg speech have underscored the urgency of such issues as image-making, multiculturalism, freedom of expression, respect for religious symbols, and interfaith relations. The 1997 Runnymede Report defines Islamophobia as "dread, hatred, and hostility towards Islam and Muslims perpetuated by a series of closed views that imply and attribute negative and derogatory stereotypes and beliefs to Muslims." Violating the basic principles of human…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/14/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Foreword
Contributors
Introduction
The Context of Islamophobia
Islamophobia and the Limits of Multiculturalism
Islamophobia in the West: A Comparison between Europe and the United States
Case Studies
An Obsession Renewed: Islamophobia in the Netherlands, Austria, and Germany
Islamophobia in the United Kingdom: Historical and Contemporary Political and Media Discourses in the Framing of a 21st-Century Anti-Muslim Racism
Islamophobia and Anti-Americanism: Measurements, Dynamics, and Consequences
Muslims, Islam(s), Race, and American Islamophobia
Manifestations
Islamophobia and the War on Terror: Youth, Citizenship, and Dissent
Islamophobia and American Foreign Policy Rhetoric: The Bush Years and After
Islamophobic Discourse Masquerading as Art and Literature: Combating Myth through Progressive Education
Orientalist Themes in Contemporary British Islamophobia
From Muhammad to Obama: Caricatures, Cartoons, and Stereotypes of Muslims
Bibliography
Index