Muslim American Youth (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)

Michelle Fine Selcuk Sirin


Muslim American Youth (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)

Muslim American Youth (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)

  • Title: Muslim American Youth (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)
  • Author: Michelle Fine Selcuk Sirin
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Kindle Edition



Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the subsequent war on terror, growing up Muslim in the U.S has become a far challenging task for young people They must contend with popular cultural representations of Muslim men as terrorists and Muslim women as oppressed, the suspicious gaze of peers, teachers, and strangers, and police, and the fierce e Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the subsequent war on terror, growing up Muslim in the U.S has become a far challenging task for young people They must contend with popular cultural representations of Muslim men as terrorists and Muslim women as oppressed, the suspicious gaze of peers, teachers, and strangers, and police, and the fierce embodiment of fears in their homes With great attention to quantitative and qualitative detail, the authors provide heartbreaking and funny stories of discrimination and resistance, delivering hard to ignore statistical evidence of moral exclusion for young people whose lives have been situated on the intimate fault lines of global conflict, and who carry international crises in their backpacks and in their souls The volume offers a critical conceptual framework to aid in understanding Muslim American identity formation processes, a framework which can also be applied to other groups of marginalized and immigrant youth In addition, through their innovative data analytic methods that creatively mix youth drawings, intensive individual interviews, focused group discussions, and culturally sensitive survey items, the authors provide an antidote to qualitative vs quantitative arguments that have unnecessarily captured much time and energy in psychology and other behavioral sciences Muslim American Youth provides a much needed road map for those seeking to understand how Muslim youth and other groups of immigrant youth negotiate their identities as Americans.


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