Islamophobia/Islamophilia: Beyond the Politics of Enemy and Friend

Islamophobia Islamophilia Beyond the Politics of Enemy and Friend Islamophobia is a term that has been widely applied to anti Muslim ideas and actions especially since The contributors to this provocative volume explore and critique the usefulness of the conce

  • Title: Islamophobia/Islamophilia: Beyond the Politics of Enemy and Friend
  • Author: Andrew Shryock
  • ISBN: 9780253221995
  • Page: 111
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 o 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.

    One thought on “Islamophobia/Islamophilia: Beyond the Politics of Enemy and Friend”

    1. Informative academic text discussing the two sides of the proverbial islamophobia coin. well thought out and executed. would recommend for those with an interest in the ethnic, cultural and political impact of islamophobia (rather than the straight-forward religious definition that is currently the dominant interpretation).

    2. This was a great book that outlines many of the main controversy we are facing and our reactions in regard to Islam and Muslims

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