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Unformatted text preview: Running head: CHARACTERISTICS OF ORIENTALISM, PREJUDICE, AND 1 Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination Veronica A Gonzales ETH 125 July 29, 2011 Jenna Schulte CHARACTERISTICS OF ORIENTALISM, PREJUDICE, AND 2 Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination The difference between Muslims and Arabs is that Muslim is a religion, in which followers follow the teachings of Islam, and Arab is a race of people. Many people who are Muslim are also Arab, but the two words are not necessarily interchangeable because Arabs are not always Muslims. There are also many Christians and Jews in Arab nations as well. As far as what changes the United States has made to policies concerning the treatment of Muslim and Arabic members of society, there have been many. One, for example is the profiling that is now occurring after 9/11 in airports. As the article by Abdus Ghazali explains, there was also a policy put into place by the FBI in which they are now allowed to take race and ethnicity...
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2011 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
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