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Islam : opposing viewpoints

Author: Jennifer A Hurley
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, ©2001.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents various articles which discuss opposing viewpoints about the conflict between the values of Islam and the West, the status of women under Islam, the promotion of terrorism by Islam, and what U.S. policy toward Islam should be.
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer A Hurley
ISBN: 0737705132 9780737705133 0737705140 9780737705140
OCLC Number: 43632127
Description: 170 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Islamic values are incompatible with western values / Srdja Trifkovic --
Islamic values are compatible with western values / John L. Esposito --
Islam presents an obstacle to democracy / Martin Kramer --
Islam does not present an obstacle to democrary / Robin Wright --
Islam suppresses freedom of speech / Daniel Pipes --
Claims that Islam suppresses freedom of speech are hypocritical / Ali A. Mazrui --
Islam supports gender equality / Mahjabeen Islam-Husain --
Islam supports gender inequality / Ibn Warraq --
Islamic fundamentalism in Afghanistan oppresses women / Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan --
Fundamentalism in Afghanistan is not Islamic / Hassan Hathout --
Islamic terrorism poses a threat to the United States / Robert W. Tracinski --
The problem of Islamic terrorism is overstated / Edward W. Said --
The Islamic doctrine of Jihad advocates violence / Raphael Israeli --
The Islamic doctrine of Jihad does not advocate violence / Mohammed Abdul Malek --
The media stereotype Muslims as terrorists / Robert Fisk --
Media stereotypes do not define the image of Muslims / Kazim Saeed --
The United States should launch an attack on Islam / Richard Grenier --
The United States should not launch an attack on Islam / Arthur Hoppe --
U.S. policies incite Islamic terrorism / Haroon Siddiqui --
The United States should support moderate Muslim governments / Edward P. Djerejian.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Jennifer A. Hurley, editor.

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Presents various articles which discuss opposing viewpoints about the conflict between the values of Islam and the West, the status of women under Islam, the promotion of terrorism by Islam, and what U.S. policy toward Islam should be.

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A nice addition to any collection.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-09-08) Good Permalink

     Covers debates related to Islam, including women's rights, terrorism, stereotypes, and Islam's relationship with the West Difficult reading for many students, but an excellent resource for staff and strong readers.  Includes discussion questions, glossary, index, and...
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