Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism

An essay is presented which explores comparisons between anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. The author reflects on the conflation of radical Islam with Muslim identity and attacks on Jews in Europe. Emphasis is given to topics such as the scapegoating of Muslims and Jews, the social exclusion of discri...

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Published in:Cross currents
Main Author: Dobkowski, Michael N.
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2015]
In:Cross currents
Year: 2015, Volume: 65, Issue: 3, Pages: 321-333
Further subjects:B Crimes against
B Jews
B ISLAMOPHOBIA
B Europe
B Jewish Identity
B Muslims Religious identity
B Antisemitism
B Scapegoat
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Summary:An essay is presented which explores comparisons between anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. The author reflects on the conflation of radical Islam with Muslim identity and attacks on Jews in Europe. Emphasis is given to topics such as the scapegoating of Muslims and Jews, the social exclusion of discriminated groups, and irrational fear of ethnic groups.
ISSN:1939-3881
Contains:Enthalten in: Cross currents
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1111/cros.12142