by Lauri S. Scherer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737756821
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 04/20/2012
Series: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 Why Is Islam Linked to Terrorism?

1 Islam Produces and Inspires Terrorists Am.ilImani 12

2 Islam Does Not Produce and Inspire Terrorists Zeba Khan 19

3 The United States Unfairly Links Muslims with Terrorism Zareena Grewal 25

4 The United States Is Right to Link Muslims with Terrorism Ralph Peters 32

5 American Policies Inspire Islamic Terrorism Glenn Greenwald 38

6 American Policies Are Not the Reason for Islamic Terrorism Andrew McCarthy 44

Chapter 2 What Is the Status of Women in Islam?

1 Islam Oppresses Women Yasmin Alibhai-Brown 52

2 Islam Grants Women Rights: Islamic Center for PEACE 58

3 The Veil Oppresses Women Mona Eltahaway 65

4 The Veil Does Not Necessarily Oppress Women Naomi Wolf 70

5 Islam Condones Honor Killings Valentina Colombo 76

6 Islam Does Not Condone Honor Killings Kamran Pasha 83

Chapter 3 What Is the Status of Islam and Muslims in the United States?

1 Discrimination Against American Muslims Is a Serious Problem John L. Esposito 90

2 Discrimination Against American Muslims Has Been Exaggerated Jeff Jacoby 98

3 Islamic Law Threatens America Connie Hair 104

4 It Is Irrational to Think Islamic Law Will Take Over America Reza Asian 111

Facts About Islam 117

Organizations to Contact 122

For Further Reading 126

Index 133

Picture Credits 138

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