Check Point - characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination

Check Point - characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination

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Arabs are people whose lineage comes from the Arabian Peninsula or are people that Speak Arabic. Muslims could be anybody that practices Islam as their form of religion. From what I have found, the United States has not done anything good in the way of their policies concerning treatment of Muslims and Arabs. One report states that the FBI would allow the use of race and ethnicity when opening an investigation. (Abdus Sattar Ghazali, July 2008, http://www.opednews.com/articles/American-Muslims-alarmed-a-by- Abdus-Sattar-Ghaza-080703-362.html) It also states that everyone is a suspect until proven guilty which is not new. That is the way it is anymore with our government. Abdus Sattar Ghazali also wrote about homegrown terrorism in May 2008 on the www.amperspective.com website. He says that the New York police department’s report in August 2007 would lead to negative stereotyping and unwarranted suspicions of the Muslim community. Latent Orientalism is the unconscious, untouchable certainty about what the Orient is. Its
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2011 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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Check Point - characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination

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