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The Election's Imagined Identities: The Ghettoization of Muslims in The Race for The White House

Title

The Election's Imagined Identities: The Ghettoization of Muslims in The Race for The White House

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Excerpt

This chapter critically appraises the treatment of Muslims as citizens, subjects and outsiders by various campaigns in the 2008 Presidential elections. It focuses particularly on the Obama campaign and shows how Obama failed to include Muslims as part of mainstream America thereby exacerbating their outsider status.

ISBN

9781599425375

Publication Date

2010

Publisher

BrownWalker

City

Boca Raton, Fla

Keywords

Political campaigns, United States, Presidents, Election 2008 United States, Politics and government 2001-2009, Muslims in America, identity

Disciplines

Islamic Studies | Religion | Women's Studies