Arab and Muslim stereotyping in American popular culture
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Arab and Muslim stereotyping in American popular culture by Jack G. Shaheen

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Published by Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, History and International Affairs, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Stereotype (Psychology) in mass media -- United States.,
  • Arabs in popular culture -- United States.,
  • Muslims in popular culture -- United States.,
  • Popular culture -- United States.,
  • Stereotype (Psychology) -- United States.,
  • United States -- Ethnic relations.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-91).

StatementJack G. Shaheen.
SeriesOccasional papers series, Occasional papers series (Georgetown University. Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP96.S74 S53 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 91 p. ;
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6900567M
LC Control Number00710853
OCLC/WorldCa37686690

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Arab and Muslim Stereotyping in American Popular Culture Jack G. Shaheen Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, History and International Affairs, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, - Arabs - 91 pages. The Anti-Arab-American Discrimination Hate Crimes document, published by the ADC in November , and CAIR's manual, A Rush to Judgment: A Special Report on Anti-Muslim Stereotyping report many similar incidents. In Oklahoma City, Suhair al-Mosawia, a Muslim woman, seven months pregnant, lost her son after vigilantes stoned her home. Arab and Muslim stereotyping in American popular culture. Washington, D.C.: Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, History and International Affairs, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, © Arab and Muslim Stereotyping in American Popular Culture Dr. Jack G. Shaheen, Pennsylvania-born emeritus professor of mass communications at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and now a visiting professor at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, wrote the book, literally, on media stereotyping of Arab Americans.

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  Longtime Media Critic And Writer Jack Shaheen Dies At Code Switch Shaheen, an author and critic, spent his life battling stereotypes of Muslims and Arab-Americans in popular culture. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Arab and Muslim Stereotyping in American Popular Culture (Occasional Papers Series) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(2).   Reel bad Arabs: how Hollywood vilifies a people User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Shaheen (mass communication, Southern Illinois Univ.; Arab and Muslim Stereotypes in American Popular Culture) has written a meticulous, passionate, and very articulate description of . Arab society and culture: This book talks about mass media and Muslims. It also explains the wide range of identities sculpted and based on these people. It also talks about mass media changing music and videos to things relating sinful nature, that could possibly affect the Arab .