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Not Quite American?
The Shaping of Arab and Muslim Identity in the United States

By Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad

Not Quite American?
Paperback, 70 pages $19.95
Published: 1st August 2004
ISBN: 9781932792058
Format: 9in x 6in

Subjects: All Political Science, All Sociology, All Theology, Islam, Religion & Politics

In this essay Yvonne Haddad explores the history of immigration and integration of Arab Muslims in the United States and their struggle to legitimate their presence in the face of continuing exclusion based on race, nationalist identity, and religion.

1 The Arabic-Speaking Immigrants of the United States

2 Becoming American

3 The "Arab" Experience of America

4 The Encounter with Zionism

5 The Muslim Experience of America

6 Claiming Muslim Space in America's Pluralism

7 The Aftermath of 9/11


Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad (Ph.D. Hartford Seminary) is Professor of History of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. She is the author or editor for over fifteen books including Muslim Minorities in the West: Visible and Invisible (2002); Daughters of Abraham: Feminist Thought in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (2001); and Muslims on the Americanization Path? (2000).

Publication Details:

 Paperback , 70 pages
 9in x 6in

  REL037000, REL084000, SOC000000, SOC039000
 Baylor University Press

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