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On the Muslim question

Author: Anne Norton
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2013.
Series: Public square (Princeton, N.J.)
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"In the post-9/11 West, there is no shortage of strident voices telling us that Islam is a threat to the security, values, way of life, and even existence of the United States and Europe. For better or worse, "the Muslim question" has become the great question of our time. It is a question bound up with others--about freedom of speech, terror, violence, human rights, women's dress, and sexuality. Above all, it is  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Norton
ISBN: 9780691157047 0691157049
OCLC Number: 808316424
Description: xi, 265 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: On the Muslim Question: Philosophy, Politics, and the Western Street. --
Part I: Muslim Questions. Freedom of Speech ; Sex and Sexuality ; Women and War ; Terror ; Equality ; Democracy. --
Part II: In the Western Street. Where Is Europe? ; "Islamofascism" and the Burden of the Holocaust ; In the American Desert ; There Is No Clash of Civilizations.
Series Title: Public square (Princeton, N.J.)
Responsibility: Anne Norton.
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