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The Resource This Muslim American life : dispatches from the War on Terror, Moustafa Bayoumi

This Muslim American life : dispatches from the War on Terror, Moustafa Bayoumi

Label
This Muslim American life : dispatches from the War on Terror
Title
This Muslim American life
Title remainder
dispatches from the War on Terror
Statement of responsibility
Moustafa Bayoumi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Over the last few years, Moustafa Bayoumi has been an extra in Sex and the City 2 playing a generic Arab, a terrorist suspect (or at least his namesake 'Mustafa Bayoumi' was) in a detective novel, the subject of a trumped-up controversy because a book he had written was seen by right-wing media as pushing an 'anti-American, pro-Islam' agenda, and was asked by a U.S. citizenship officer to drop his middle name of Mohamed. Others have endured far worse fates. Sweeping arrests following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 led to the incarceration and deportation of thousands of Arabs and Muslims, based almost solely on their national origin and immigration status. The NYPD, with help from the CIA, has aggressively spied on Muslims in the New York area as they go about their ordinary lives, from noting where they get their hair cut to eavesdropping on conversations in cafés. In This Muslim American Life, Moustafa Bayoumi reveals what the War on Terror looks like from the vantage point of Muslim Americans, highlighting the profound effect this surveillance has had on how they live their lives. To be a Muslim American today often means to exist in an absurd space between exotic and dangerous, victim and villain, simply because of the assumptions people carry about you. In gripping essays, Bayoumi exposes how contemporary politics, movies, novels, media experts and more have together produced a culture of fear and suspicion that not only willfully forgets the Muslim-American past, but also threatens all of our civil liberties in the present"--From publisher's website
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bayoumi, Moustafa
Dewey number
305.6/97
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.M88
LC item number
B39 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Muslims
  • Muslims
  • Muslims
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Bayoumi, Moustafa
  • Muslims
  • Civil rights
  • Public opinion
  • Muslims in popular culture
  • United States
  • Bayoumi, Moustafa
  • War on Terrorism (2001-2009)
  • Civil rights
  • Ethnic relations
  • Muslims
  • Muslims
  • Muslims in popular culture
  • Muslims
  • Muslims
  • Public opinion
  • Social aspects
  • United States
Label
This Muslim American life : dispatches from the War on Terror, Moustafa Bayoumi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Also available as an ebook"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Contents
My Muslim American life -- Muslims in history -- Letter to a G-man -- East of the Sun (west of the Moon) : Islam, the Ahmadis, and African America -- Racing religion -- Muslims in theory -- Sects and the city -- A bloody stupid war -- The God that failed : the neo-orientalism of today's Muslim commentators -- Muslims in politics -- The rites and rights of citizenship -- Between acceptance and rejection : Muslim Americans and the legacies of September 11 -- Fear and loathing of Islam -- The Oak Creek massacre -- White with rage -- Muslims in culture -- My Arab problem -- Disco inferno -- The race is on : Muslims and Arabs in the American imagination -- Men behaving badly -- Chaos and procedure -- Coexistence -- Our Muslim American lives
Control code
1624604
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 309 pages
Isbn
9781479835645
Lccn
2015010491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1624604
  • (OCoLC)906010876
Label
This Muslim American life : dispatches from the War on Terror, Moustafa Bayoumi
Publication
Note
"Also available as an ebook"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Contents
My Muslim American life -- Muslims in history -- Letter to a G-man -- East of the Sun (west of the Moon) : Islam, the Ahmadis, and African America -- Racing religion -- Muslims in theory -- Sects and the city -- A bloody stupid war -- The God that failed : the neo-orientalism of today's Muslim commentators -- Muslims in politics -- The rites and rights of citizenship -- Between acceptance and rejection : Muslim Americans and the legacies of September 11 -- Fear and loathing of Islam -- The Oak Creek massacre -- White with rage -- Muslims in culture -- My Arab problem -- Disco inferno -- The race is on : Muslims and Arabs in the American imagination -- Men behaving badly -- Chaos and procedure -- Coexistence -- Our Muslim American lives
Control code
1624604
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 309 pages
Isbn
9781479835645
Lccn
2015010491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1624604
  • (OCoLC)906010876

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