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Author Peek, Lori A.

Title Behind the backlash : Muslim Americans after 9/11 / Lori Peek.

Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.697 PEE    Available
Description xi, 214 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Under attack -- Encountering intolerance -- Backlash -- Repercussions -- Adaptations -- Conclusion.
Summary Peek chronicles the exclusion that Muslim American men and women faced before and especially in the aftermath of 9/11. Personal narratives describe the range of discrimination they experienced, the personal and collective impacts of the backlash, and the ways in which Muslims adapted in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks.
Subject Muslims -- United States -- Attitudes.
Muslims -- United States -- Ethnic identity.
Muslims -- United States -- Social conditions.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence.
Public opinion -- United States.
Cultural pluralism -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
ISBN 1592139841 (e-book)
9781592139828 (cloth : alk. paper)
1592139825 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781592139835 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1592139833 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781592139842 (e-book)

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