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Terrifying muslims : race and labor in the South Asian diaspora

Author: Junaid Rana
Publisher: Durham ; London : Duke University Press, cop. 2011.
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Ethnographic research in Pakistan, the Middle East, and the United States helps to explain how transnational working classes from Pakistan are produced in the context of American empire and its War  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Junaid Rana
ISBN: 9780822349112 0822349116
OCLC Number: 912638355
Notes: Índice.
Bibliografía: p. [203]-220.
Description: IX, 229 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments vii Introduction. Migrants in a Neoliberal World 1 Part I. Racializing Muslims 1. Islam and Racism 25 2. Racial Panic, Islamic Peril, and Terror 50 3. Imperial Targets 74 Part II. Globalizing Labor 4. Labor Diaspora and the Global Racial System 97 5. Migration, Illegality, and the Security State 134 6. The Muslim Body 153 Conclusion. Racial Feelings in the Post-9/11 World 174 Notes 181 References 203 Index 221
Responsibility: Junaid Rana.


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