How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America
Publish date: August 14th 2008
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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This is an interesting book about the lives of young Muslims of Arab descent living in Brooklyn in the first few years after 9/11. If that sounds very specific, well, it is, but despite what may initially seem to be a narrow focus, the book seems to me to do a good job of addressing various aspects ...
started off interesting, was good to read about the young Arab experience in America post 9/11, but the stories got a bit redundant towards the end.
Excellent collection of portraits of young Arab-Americans who are subjected to discrimination and idiginities because of their religious beliefs. The perseverence of these young people is inspiring. This book resonates all the more now with the virulent Islamophobia that is pervasive all over the co...
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