Islamophobia, race, and global politics / Nazia KaziPublication details: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield ,  Description: XIV, 154 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9781538110096Subject(s): Musulmanes | Discriminación racial | Racismo | Estados Unidos
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Bibliografía (p. 137-143)
Introduction: troubling Islamophobia -- The visual politics of racism and Islamophobia -- Muslim beauty queens and the master narrative -- Neoliberalism and the good Muslim archetype -- Culture talk as Islamodiversion -- US empire's Muslim cheerleaders -- Beyond Trump -- Conclusion: critical thinking as terrorism.
"Islamophobia, Race, and Global Politics" is a powerful introduction to the scope of Islamophobia in the U.S. Drawing on examples ranging from the Muslim-branding of former president Barack Obama to the disparity in media coverage of terrorist attacks in Beirut and Paris the same week, author Nazi Kazi highlights the vast impact of Islamophobia and its connections with the long history of racial inequality in America. The book introduces the diversity of Muslim communities in the U.S. and offers practical suggestions to work for positive change. This book also introduces the reader to a wide-ranging discussion of racism and white supremacy by examining U.S. Islamophobia. Kazi shows how American racism is at once domestic - occurring within the borders of the U.S. - and global, a matter of foreign policy and global politics. Kazi asks the reader to think about how war and empire-building relate to racism, using Islamophobia as a unique case-study