9/11 and the Increase in Racism and Islamophobia: A Personal Reflection

Amir Saeed

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This essay attempts to give a personal reaction to the increase in anti-Muslim racism in the post-9/11 world, especially in the United Kingdom. It suggests that recent debates about multiculturalism show evidence of a neo-Orientalist backlash. This construction needs to be challenged by the creation of a common dialogue, one which can be enhanced by recognizing the roots of Islam in principles of social justice.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-215
Number of pages6
JournalRadical History Review
Issue number111
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2011
Externally publishedYes


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