The Uncultured Wars: Arabs, Muslims and the Poverty of Liberal Thought - New Essays



The Uncultured Wars Is A Powerful Indictment Of Dominant American Liberal Left Discourse Through Twelve Stylish Essays Steven Salaita Returns Again And Again To His Core Themes Of Anti Arab Racism And Islamophobia And The Inadequacy Of Critical Thought Amongst The Chattering Classes , Showing How Racism Continues To Exist In The Places Where We Would Least Expect It By Looking At Topics As Diverse As Is Jackass Justifiable , Open Mindedness On Independence Day And Ambition, Terrorism And Empathy , Salaita Explores Why Arabs Are Marginalized, And Who Seeks To Benefit From This He Goes On To Make The Case That Arabs And Muslims Urgently Need To Be Included In The Conversations That People Have About American Geopolitics Part Of A Long Tradition Of Politically Engaged Writing, And A Trailblazer In The Emerging Genre Of Arab American Writing, This Book Is Eminently Readable And Relevant To Our Times.The Uncultured Wars: Arabs, Muslims and the Poverty of Liberal Thought - New Essays

I teach English at Virginia Tech and write about Arab Americans, Indigenous peoples, race and ethnicity, and literature I live with my beloved wife, my half blind bichon frise, and my nutty orange tabby in Blacksburg, Virginia The little fellow in the picture with me is my son, Ignatius, the fiery one.

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  • Paperback
  • 176 pages
  • The Uncultured Wars: Arabs, Muslims and the Poverty of Liberal Thought - New Essays
  • Steven Salaita
  • English
  • 17 September 2017
  • 9781848132351

10 thoughts on “The Uncultured Wars: Arabs, Muslims and the Poverty of Liberal Thought - New Essays

  1. says:

    Steven since you are my only goodreads friend the comments are to you.Thoroughly enjoyed this book Honestly My favorite essays Ambition, Terrorism and Empathy and the critique of Michael Lerner Have funny Lerner Stories of his coming to Colorado and alienating the very people who invited him mostly women who would have formed a Tikkun Chapter here until they met him There are no funny stories about the killings at Virginia Techand what I would call selective empathy which you so well describe there Also thought the essay The Perils and Profits of Doing Comparative Work thought provoking How to build the social forces organized and politically strong enough to challenge liberalism This is the challenge Goo...

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