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Representations: Visual Arts: Television: United States of America
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Representations of Muslims in the United States have changed in relation to major political events and US relations with the Middle East – such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Iran hostage crisis, and 11 September 2001. However, representations of Muslim women on US television have been scant and limited. There has not b…

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Alsultany, Evelyn, “Representations: Visual Arts: Television: United States of America”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 28 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001424>
First published online: 2012

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