By Maleiha Malik

This assortment makes a distinct contribution to the learn of anti-Muslim prejudice via putting the problem in either its earlier and current context. The essays hide historic and modern matters from the 11th century to the current day. They learn the types that anti-Muslim prejudice takes, the ancient affects on those kinds, and the way they relate to other kinds of prejudice akin to racism, antisemitism or sexism, and certainly how anti-Muslim prejudice turns into institutionalized.

This quantity seems at anti-Muslim prejudice from quite a lot of disciplinary views, together with politics, sociology, philosophy, heritage, diplomacy, legislations, cultural stories and comparative literature. The essays give a contribution to our knowing of different degrees at which anti-Muslim prejudice emerges and operates - the neighborhood, the nationwide and the transnational – via additionally together with case stories from various contexts together with Britain, Europe and the US.

This book contributes to a deeper figuring out of up to date political difficulties and arguable subject matters, reminiscent of concerns that concentrate on Muslim ladies: the 'headscarf' debates, honour killings and compelled marriages. there's additionally research of media bias within the illustration of Muslims and Islam, and different pressing social and political concerns similar to the social exclusion of ecu Muslims and the political mobilisation opposed to Islam via far-right parties.

This ebook was once released as a distinct factor of Patterns of Prejudice.

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