Islamophobic Hate Crime: A Student Textbook

1st Edition

Imran Awan, Irene Zempi

Published July 29, 2019
Reference - 156 Pages
ISBN 9781138552708 - CAT# Y376325

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In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in anti-Muslim attacks. What is driving the proliferation of these hate crimes? Why are Muslims being demonised? Building on current research and drawing upon real-life examples and case studies, this book provides an accessible introduction to Islamophobia and Islamophobic hate crimes along with the various responses to this form of victimisation. Chapters cover a range of topics including:

• Definitions of hate crime and Islamophobia

• Islamophobic hate crime online

• Gender and Islamophobia

• Media representations of Islamophobia

• Institutional Islamophobia

As one of the first student resources dedicated to the subject of Islamophobia, this book will be instructive and important reading for those engaged in a range of topics in criminology, including hate crime, victimology and victimisation, crime and media, and gender and crime.


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