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Publisher Comments:

"Islamophobia" is a term that has been widely applied to anti-Muslim ideas and actions, especially since 9/11. The contributors to this provocative volume explore and critique the usefulness of the concept for understanding contexts ranging from the Middle Ages to the modern day. Moving beyond familiar explanations such as good Muslim/bad Muslim stereotypes or the "clash of civilizations," they describe Islamophobia's counterpart, Islamophilia, which deploys similar oppositions in the interest of fostering public acceptance of Islam. Contributors address topics such as conflicts over Islam outside and within Muslim communities in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and South Asia; the cultural politics of literature, humor, and urban renewal; and religious conversion to Islam.

About the Author

Andrew Shryock is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. He is author of Nationalism and the Genealogical Imagination and co-author of Arab Detroit and Citizenship and Crisis: Arab Detroit after 9/11.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Islam as an Object of Fear and Affection: A Problem for Critical Analysis / Andrew Shryock

Part 1. Continuities and Transformations

1. Western Hostility toward Muslims: A History of the Present / Toma<z,HAC> Mastnak

2. The Khalil Gibran International Academy: Diasporic Confrontations with an Emerging Islamophobia / Naamah Paley

Part 2. Modern (Self) Criticism

3. The God That Failed: The Neo-Orientalism of Today's Muslim Commentators / Moustafa Bayoumi

4. Gendering Islamophobia and Islamophilia: The Case of Shi<ayn>i Muslim Women in Lebanon / Lara Deeb

5. Bridging Traditions: Madrasas and Their Internal Critics / Muhammad Qasim Zaman

Part 3. Violence and Conversion in Europe

6. The Fantasy and Violence of Religious Imagination: Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism in France and North Africa / Paul A. Silverstein

7. German Converts to Islam and Their Ambivalent Relations with Immigrant Muslims / Esra <O,DIE>zyürek

Part 4. Attraction and Repulsion in Shared Space

8. Muslim Ethnic Comedy: Inversions of Islamophobia / Mucahit Bilici

9. Competing for Muslims: New Strategies for Urban Renewal in Detroit / Sally Howell

List of Contributors

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253221995
Author:
Shryock, Andrew
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Islam and culture
Subject:
Islam and politics
Subject:
Islamic Studies
Subject:
Sociology-Islamic Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
American Studies; Anthropology; Ethnic; Ethnic Religion; Europe; Islam; Middle East; Middle Eastern Studies; Social Science; United States
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Indiana Series in Middle East Studies
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
260
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.56 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » General
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Foreign Policy
History and Social Science » Sociology » Islamic Studies
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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