New Books in Anthropology
1h 18min2022 APR 29
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In her new bookUnder Siege: Islamophobia and the 9/11 Generation(McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2022) Jasmin Zine explores the experiences of Canadian Muslim youth as they navigate the landscape of Islamophobia, anti-Muslim racism, global war on terror, and the security industrial complex. By centering the voices of Muslim youth in Canada from the 9/11 generation, the study captures the complex nexus of oppressions experienced by Black and racialized Muslims as they navigate government policies of securitization, university campus culture, news media, and popular culture. Zine also examines how Muslim youth storytellers are creating intentional and resistant counterpublics through artistic and creative productions to disrupt reductive portrayal of Muslims in Canada. The book will be of interest to those who think and write about Islamophobia, Muslim youth, and Islam in Canada, but it will also be of interest to the general reader, particularly those who work in the civic and publ...

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Reena Kukreja, "Why Would I Be Married Here?: Marriage Migration and Dispossession in Neoliberal India" (Cornell UP, 2022)


Robin Dunbar, "How Religion Evolved: And Why It Endures" (Oxford UP, 2022)

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