By Nahid Afrose Kabir
With Islamophobia at the upward push within the US due to the fact that Sept. 11, Muslims stay the main misunderstood humans in American society. Taking as its element of departure the query of the compatibility of Islam and democracy, this e-book examines Muslims’ feel of belonging in American society. in keeping with broad interview facts throughout seven states within the US, the writer explores the query of what it potential to be American or un-American among Muslims, delivering insights into universal perspectives of group, tradition, and wider society. via a mix of interviewees’ responses and discourse research of print media, Muslim Americans additionally increases the query of no matter if media insurance of the difficulty may itself be thought of ‘un-American’.
An empirically grounded learn of race and faith-based kin, this booklet undertakes a rigorous wondering of what it ability to be American within the modern US. As such, it's going to attract students of sociology and political technology with pursuits in race, ethnicity, faith and nationwide identity.
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Muslim Americans: Debating the notions of American and un-American (Routledge Advances in Sociology) by Nahid Afrose Kabir