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Public Spaces and Gender: Sport and Activism: United States
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Introduction

Most common (mis)conceptions of Muslims, especially in United States society, frame them outside the normative boundaries of citizenship. With rising Islamophobia, the connections between citizenship and the representation of the Muslim American (terrorist) become that much more disparate. In partic…

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Stanley Thangaraj, “Public Spaces and Gender: Sport and Activism: United States”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 06 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002027>
First published online: 2015



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