By Maleiha Malik
This assortment makes a different contribution to the learn of anti-Muslim prejudice via putting the problem in either its previous and current context. The essays hide old and modern matters from the 11th century to the current day. They research the kinds that anti-Muslim prejudice takes, the historic affects on those types, and the way they relate to other kinds of prejudice reminiscent of racism, antisemitism or sexism, and certainly how anti-Muslim prejudice turns into institutionalized.
This quantity appears to be like at anti-Muslim prejudice from a variety of disciplinary views, together with politics, sociology, philosophy, heritage, diplomacy, legislations, cultural stories and comparative literature. The essays give a contribution to our realizing of the several degrees at which anti-Muslim prejudice emerges and operates - the neighborhood, the nationwide and the transnational – through additionally together with case experiences from a number of contexts together with Britain, Europe and the US.
This book contributes to a deeper figuring out of latest political difficulties and debatable subject matters, corresponding to concerns 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 concerns equivalent to the social exclusion of eu Muslims and the political mobilisation opposed to Islam through far-right parties.
This publication used to be released as a different factor of Patterns of Prejudice.
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Anti-Muslim Prejudice: Past and Present by Maleiha Malik