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By Maleiha Malik

This assortment makes a special contribution to the research of anti-Muslim prejudice via putting the difficulty in either its prior and current context. The essays hide historic and modern matters from the 11th century to the current day. They learn the kinds that anti-Muslim prejudice takes, the ancient impacts on those types, and the way they relate to other kinds of prejudice comparable to racism, antisemitism or sexism, and certainly how anti-Muslim prejudice turns into institutionalized.

This quantity appears to be like at anti-Muslim prejudice from quite a lot of disciplinary views, together with politics, sociology, philosophy, background, diplomacy, legislation, cultural experiences and comparative literature. The essays give a contribution to our knowing of the various degrees at which anti-Muslim prejudice emerges and operates - the neighborhood, the nationwide and the transnational – by means of additionally together with case reviews from a number contexts together with Britain, Europe and the US.

This book contributes to a deeper realizing of latest political difficulties and debatable issues, similar to concerns that target Muslim ladies: 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 akin to the social exclusion of eu Muslims and the political mobilisation opposed to Islam via far-right parties.

This e-book used to be released as a different factor of Patterns of Prejudice.

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