Civil rights in peril : the targeting of Arabs and Muslims / by Elaine Hagopian, editor.

This work exposes the impact of governmental powers on Muslims and Arabs, as well as other groups and individuals targeted as part of the George W. Bush administration's 'war on terror', to show how ordinary people can resist these attacks on our fundamental rights.

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Other Authors: Hagopian, Elaine Catherine, 1933-
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : London ; Ann Arbor : Haymarket Books ; Pluto Press, 2004.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I: Pre- and Post-September 11, 2001 Legislation and Regulations Affecting Civil Liberties. 1. Race and Civil Rights Pre-September 11, 2001: The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims / Susan M. Akram and Kevin R. Johnson
  • 2. Profiled: Arabs, Muslims and the Post-September 11, 2001 Hunt for the "Enemy Within" / Nancy Murray
  • Part II: Sustaining and Reinforcing Demonization of Arabs and Muslims: Manufacturing Racist Images of Arabs and Muslims. 3. "Our Enemies Among Us": The Portrayal of Arab and Muslim Americans in Post-9/11 American Media / Robert Morlino
  • 4. The New Cold Warriors / Will Youmans
  • Part III: The Convergence of US Domestic Shift to the Far Right and the Pursuit of Global Expansion: The Criminalization of Arab and Muslim Communities. 5. Roots of the American Anti-Terrorism Crusade / Samih Farsoun
  • 6. American Global Reach and the Antiterrorist Crusade of George W. Bush / Naseer Aruri
  • 7. The Interlocking of Right-Wing Politics and US Middle East Policy: Solidifying Arab/Muslim Demonization / Elaine C. Hagopian.