Muslim American Perspectives On The Global War On Terrorism

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Title: Muslim American Perspectives On The Global War On Terrorism
Author: Kazemi, Mariam Fateme
Abstract: This study examines the perceptions of Muslim Americans with regards to anti -terrorist policies and efforts in the U .S . with a specific emphasis on the U .S . led U .S . led Global War on Terrorism post -9 /11 . The perceived relationship or lack of between Islam and its support or condemnation of terrorism along with the perceptions of Muslim Americans with regards to the different components of the is assessed in this research . How Muslims feel towards the U .S . government's response to threats of terrorism and terrorist attacks against the U .S . and its interests is summarized along with the effectiveness of the Global War on Terrorism . Data was collected in October /November of 2006 from Muslim Americans in the Dallas /Fort Worth area and processed using SPSS . The findings of this research focused on gender -related differences , if any . The study revealed that Muslim American males and females generally have similar views towards the Global War on Terrorism , security concerns , and the religion of Islam . The study also revealed that Muslim Americans feel they are the primary focus of the War on Terrorism and partially because of their religion . Policy implications were discussed as were recommendations for further research on a greater scale .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /187
Date: 2007-08-23

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Muslim American Perspectives On The Global War On Terrorism. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /187 .

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