Everything You Need To Know About Islamaphobia [Book Review ]

The term “Islamaphobia” is thrown around a lot in the media in a way that is narrow and vague.

Find out about a book that explains Islamaphobia in a way that will change the way you think about it forever.

Here are some key messages from this episode

  • The 3 Types of Islamaphobia no one talks about
  • How Islamaphobia is such a sophisticated phenomenon
  • Why Islamaphobia is nothing new and much more

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode

Islamaphobia is a sophisticated global phenomenon

“The book is called American Islamaphobia but it identifies Brexit an example of an incident that informs and fuels American Islamaphobia”

Islam is intersectional and this affects Islamaphobia 

“Islamaphobia and Islam is massively intersectional in ways that people don’t consider. This creates conflicts and opportunities”

Islamaphobia is structural

“Islamaphobia shows up in policies and organisations in ways that are normalised by existing narratives”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper

Khaled A Beydoun

Professor Devon Carbado 

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