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The miseducation of the West : how schools and the media distort our understanding of the Islamic world

Author: Joe L Kincheloe; Shirley R Steinberg
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004.
Series: Reverberations (Praeger Publishers)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays examines how schools and the media have shaped Western views of Islam. Written by an international group of educators with diverse viewpoints. xdita.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe L Kincheloe; Shirley R Steinberg
ISBN: 0275981606 9780275981600
OCLC Number: 54536659
Description: viii, 208 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Joe L. Kincheloe --
September 11, terror war, and blowback / Douglas Kellner --
Loving Muslim women with a vengeance : the West, women, and fundamentalism / Loubna Skalli --
Iran and American miseducation : cover-ups, distortions, and omissions / Joe L. Kincheloe --
Consequences of perceived ethnic identities / Christopher D. Stonebanks --
The United States and Israel : double standards, favoritism, and unconditional support / Mordechai Gordon --
The great European denial : the misrepresentation of the Moors in Western education / Haroon Kharem --
Schooled to order : education and the making of modern Egypt / Yusef J. Progler --
The new bogeyman under the bed : image formation of Islam in the Western school curriculum and media / Ibrahim Abukhattala --
Desert minstrels : Hollywood's curriculum of Arabs and Muslims / Shirley R. Steinberg.
Series Title: Reverberations (Praeger Publishers)
Responsibility: edited by Joe L. Kincheloe and Shirley R. Steinberg.

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Educators examine the ways in which media and schools have shaped Western views of Islam forming a perspective which gave easy justification for the colonial conquest of the Muslim world. Economic  Read more...

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