9780737756821

Islam

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  • ISBN13:

    9780737756821

  • ISBN10:

    0737756829

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-05-04
  • Publisher: Greenhaven Pr

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Summary

Over thirty-five years ago, Greenhaven Press began publishing the Opposing Viewpoints series to help students gain an awareness of current issues and develop critical thinking skills. The Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints series continues that tradition, presenting a wealth of information on contemporary issues in a colorful, easy-to-read format. In addition to pro/con articles, each Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints volume includes appealing features designed to help students understand the complexities of current issues:

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 5
Introductionp. 7
Why Is Islam Linked to Terrorism?
Islam Produces and Inspires Terroristsp. 12
Islam Does Not Produce and Inspire Terroristsp. 19
The United States Unfairly Links Muslims with Terrorismp. 25
The United States Is Right to Link Muslims with Terrorismp. 32
American Policies Inspire Islamic Terrorismp. 38
American Policies Are Not the Reason for Islamic Terrorismp. 44
What Is the Status of Women in Islam?
Islam Oppresses Womenp. 52
Islam Grants Women Rights: Islamic Center for PEACEp. 58
The Veil Oppresses Womenp. 65
The Veil Does Not Necessarily Oppress Womenp. 70
Islam Condones Honor Killingsp. 76
Islam Does Not Condone Honor Killingsp. 83
What Is the Status of Islam and Muslims in the United States?
Discrimination Against American Muslims Is a Serious Problemp. 90
Discrimination Against American Muslims Has Been Exaggeratedp. 98
Islamic Law Threatens Americap. 104
It Is Irrational to Think Islamic Law Will Take Over Americap. 111
Facts About Islamp. 117
Organizations to Contactp. 122
For Further Readingp. 126
Indexp. 133
Picture Creditsp. 138
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