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Fueling our fears : stereotyping, media coverage, and public opinion of Muslim Americans

Author: Brigitte Lebens Nacos; Oscar Torres-Reyna
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After September 11, many in the American public and media zeroed in on Muslims in America and the world, irresponsibly linking -- intentionally or not -- Muslims at large with terrorism. This well-researched book explores this focus and its implications. At the same time, the authors do not leave out the opinions of Muslim Americans, exploring their views about the American media and its influence, their attitudes
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Nacos, Brigitte Lebens.
Fueling our fears.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2007
(OCoLC)608236439
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brigitte Lebens Nacos; Oscar Torres-Reyna
ISBN: 0742539849 9780742539846 0742539830 9780742539839
OCLC Number: 70284380
Description: xii, 141 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Muslim Americans in the news before and after 9/11 --
The first 9/11 anniversary and beyond --
The visual portrayals of Arabs and Muslims --
How Americans view Islam and Muslims at home and abroad --
Torture : when the enemy fits prevalent stereotypes --
American Muslims' sentiments in the post-9/11 years --
Epilogue: Covering American Muslims and Islam.
Responsibility: Brigitte L. Nacos and Oscar Torres-Reyna.
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