A highly topical look at how and why Islamophobia manifests itself and at what can be done to make our society a safe space for us all
Islamophobia is a form of religious prejudice aimed at Muslims and it is on the rise. But not everyone agrees that Islamophobia exists - and some people think that we should be afriad of Muslims and Islam. This book, aimed at readers age 10 and up, shares the perspectives of those who have faced discrimination due to their faith, and the experiences of those on the frontlines of hate crime where Islamophobia is found - in the media, in politics and in daily interactions.
Togethr with contributors from different sections of the Muslim community, the authors talk about their experiences of religious discrimination and anti-Muslim hate crimes, look at how international politics can affect ordinary people, and discuss what can be done to make our society a safe space for us all.
Aimed at young people aged 10 and upwards.
Part of the groundbreaking and important 'And Other Big Questions' series, which offers balanced and considered views on the big issues we face in the world we live in today.
Other titles in the series include:
Who are Refugees and Migrants? What makes people leave their homes?
What is Right and Wrong? Who decides? Where do values come from?
What is Race? Who are racists? Why does skin colour matter?
What is Mental Health? Where does it come from?
What is Politics? Why should we care?