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Bin Laden In The Suburbs: Criminalising The Arab Other Scott Poynting

Bin Laden In The Suburbs: Criminalising The Arab Other

Scott Poynting

Published July 1st 2004
ISBN : 9780975196700
Paperback
333 pages
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Argues that we are witnessing the emergence of the Arab Other as the pre-emininent folk devil of our time. This Arab Other functions in the national imaginary to prop up the project for national belonging. It has little to do with the livedMoreArgues that we are witnessing the emergence of the Arab Other as the pre-emininent folk devil of our time. This Arab Other functions in the national imaginary to prop up the project for national belonging. It has little to do with the lived experiences of Arab or Muslim Australians and everything to do with a host of anxieties.