By Maleiha Malik
This assortment makes a distinct contribution to the examine of anti-Muslim prejudice via putting the problem in either its earlier and current context. The essays conceal old and modern topics from the 11th century to the current day. They learn the kinds that anti-Muslim prejudice takes, the old affects on those types, and the way they relate to different kinds of prejudice akin to racism, antisemitism or sexism, and certainly how anti-Muslim prejudice turns into institutionalized.
This quantity seems to be at anti-Muslim prejudice from quite a lot of disciplinary views, together with politics, sociology, philosophy, background, diplomacy, legislation, cultural reviews and comparative literature. The essays give a contribution to our realizing of different degrees at which anti-Muslim prejudice emerges and operates - the neighborhood, the nationwide and the transnational – by way of additionally together with case experiences from a variety of contexts together with Britain, Europe and the US.
This book contributes to a deeper realizing of latest political difficulties and arguable themes, akin to matters that target Muslim girls: the 'headscarf' debates, honour killings and compelled marriages. there's additionally research of media bias within the illustration of Muslims and Islam, and different pressing social and political matters resembling the social exclusion of eu Muslims and the political mobilisation opposed to Islam by way of far-right parties.
This ebook was once released as a different factor of Patterns of Prejudice.
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Anti-Muslim Prejudice: Past and Present by Maleiha Malik