The Resource Islamophobia and racism in America, Erik Love

Islamophobia and racism in America, Erik Love

Label
Islamophobia and racism in America
Title
Islamophobia and racism in America
Statement of responsibility
Erik Love
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Islamophobia has long been a part of the problem of racism in the United States, and it has only gotten worse in the wake of shocking terror attacks, the ongoing refugee crisis, and calls from public figures like Donald Trump for drastic action. As a result, the number of hate crimes committed against Middle Eastern Americans of all origins and religions have increased, and civil rights advocates struggle to confront this striking reality. In Islamophobia and Racism in America, Erik Love draws on in-depth interviews with Middle Eastern American advocates. He shows that, rather than using a well-worn civil rights strategy to advance reforms to protect a community affected by racism, many advocates are choosing to bolster universal civil liberties in the United States more generally, believing that these universal protections are reliable and strong enough to deal with social prejudice. In reality, Love reveals, civil rights protections are surprisingly weak, and do not offer enough avenues for justice, change, and community reassurance in the wake of hate crimes, discrimination, and social exclusion. This unique and timely study wrestles with the disturbing implications of these findings for the persistence of racism--including Islamophobia--in the twenty-first century. As America becomes a "majority-minority" nation, this strategic shift in American civil rights advocacy signifies challenges in the decades ahead, making Love's findings essential for anyone interested in the future of universal civil rights in the United States
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Love, Erik Robert
Dewey number
305.6/970973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.M88
LC item number
L68 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islamophobia
  • Muslims
  • Racism
  • United States
Label
Islamophobia and racism in America, Erik Love
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 267 pages
Isbn
9781479804924
Lccn
2016044889
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)961160687
  • 760309
  • (OCoLC)ocn961160687
  • 760309
Label
Islamophobia and racism in America, Erik Love
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 267 pages
Isbn
9781479804924
Lccn
2016044889
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)961160687
  • 760309
  • (OCoLC)ocn961160687
  • 760309

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