Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination

Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination

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Running head: CHARACTERISTICS OF ORIENTALISM, PREJUDICE, AND 1 Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination Shannon Greenwood ETH 125 October 13, 2011 Mercedes Doris Ruiz
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CHARACTERISTICS OF ORIENTALISM, PREJUDICE, AND 2 Muslim and Arabs are stereotyped as belonging to each other’s group when in fact they are two separate groups. Numerous people believe that just because you are a Muslim you are also an Arab and vice versa. However, this is not always true. Muslims are individuals who follow the Islamic religion. They can be from anywhere in the world. Arabs are from the Middle East regions such as Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Syria. They speak the Arabic language and can choose whatever belief or religion they would like. You can have an Arabian Christian and a Muslim American. The two are completely different. Basically, a Muslim is a type of person who accepts the Islamic religion whereas an Arab is a type of ethnicity or nationality. After the September 11
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