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Scapegoating Islam : intolerance, security, and the American Muslim

Author: Jeffrey L Thomas
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the experience of Muslims in America following 9/11, this book assesses how anti-Muslim bias within the U.S. government and the larger society undermines American security and democracy.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey L Thomas
ISBN: 9781440830990 1440830991 1440831009 9781440831003
OCLC Number: 895731420
Description: x, 272 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: America's evolving perspectives on Islam: from threat abroad to challenge at home --
9/11 and the new Homeland Security paradigm --
Homeland Security and the Muslim experience at the state and local levels --
Climate of fear --
Hate crimes and anti-Muslim violence --
Muslim Americans and the Homeland Security enterprise --
Aligning security and civil rights --
Timeline of major policies and government actions affecting Muslims in America.
Responsibility: Jeffrey L. Thomas.

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