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Peek, Lori A
Behind the backlash : Muslim Americans after 9/11 / Lori Peek
Alternate Title Muslim Americans after 9/11
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E184.M88 P44 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) 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
Subject United States -- Ethnic relations
Physical Description xi, 214 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-205) and index
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
Contents Introduction -- Under attack -- Encountering intolerance -- Backlash -- Repercussions -- Adaptations -- Conclusion

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