Racialization and religion: race, culture and difference in the study of antisemitism and Islamophobia

Meer, Nasar (2013) Racialization and religion: race, culture and difference in the study of antisemitism and Islamophobia. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 36 (3). pp. 385-398. ISSN 0141-9870

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2013.734392

Abstract

It is striking to observe the virtual absence of an established literature on race and racism in the discussion of Islamophobia; something that is only marginally more present in the discussion of antisemitism. This special issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies locates the contemporary study of antisemitism and Islamophobia squarely within the fields of race and racism. As such it problematizes the extent to which discussion of the racialization of these minorities remains unrelated to each other, or is explored in distinct silos as a series of internal debates. By harnessing the explanatory power of long-established organizing concepts within the study of race and racism, this special issue makes a historically informed, theoretical and empirical contribution to aligning these analytical pursuits.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Special Issue: Racialization and Religion: Race, culture and difference in the study of Antisemitism and Islamophobia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antisemitism, islamophobia, racialization, Muslims, Jews, race
Subjects: L300 Sociology
V600 Theology and Religious studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Social Sciences & Languages
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2013 15:31
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:04
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/12394

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