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17 edition of Arab Detroit found in the catalog.

Arab Detroit

from margin to mainstream

  • 180 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Detroit
    • Subjects:
    • Arab Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Social conditions -- Miscellanea.,
    • Arab Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Ethnic identity -- Miscellanea.,
    • Arab Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography.,
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- Ethnic relations -- Miscellanea.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Nabeel Abraham and Andrew Shryock.
      GenreMiscellanea., Biography.
      SeriesGreat Lakes books
      ContributionsAbraham, Nabeel., Shryock, Andrew.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF574.D49 A653 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination629 p. :
      Number of Pages629
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL50418M
      ISBN 100814328113, 0814328121
      LC Control Number99054827

        Marvel enlists Arab American superhero from Dearborn Sarah Rahal, The Detroit News Published p.m. ET Jan. 2, | Updated p.m. ET Jan. 2, CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MOREAuthor: Sarah Rahal. Arab Americans have been an integral part of Detroit's history since the s. Early Arab immigrants worked as peddlers, grocers, and unskilled laborers, first settling downtown and later on the east side of Detroit. Their numbers increased after the First World War. They were attracted to the area by the booming automobile industry, and Ford's $5 for an 8-hour work day.

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        Marvel releases comic featuring Arab American superhero from Dearborn Sarah Rahal, The Detroit News Published p.m. ET March 5, | Updated p.m. ET March 5, CONNECT TWEET Author: Sarah Rahal. According to the landmark Detroit Arab American Study, which surveyed more than 1, Arab Americans and is the focus of this book, Arabs express pride in being American at rates higher than the general population.


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Arab Detroit: From Margin to Mainstream is essential reading for anyone interested in Arab American social dynamics and in ethnic America in general. (Mattawa; Michigan Quarterly Review) this volume has accomplished an important task kin laying the groundwork for future studies of Arab communities in Detroit and elsewhere in : Paperback.

In this volume, Nabeel Abraham and Andrew Shryock bring together the work of twenty-five contributors to create a richly detailed portrait of Arab Detroit. The book goes behind the bulletproof glass in Iraqi Chaldean liquor stores. It explores the role of women in a Sunni mosque and the place of nationalist politics in a Coptic church.

Arab Detroit 9/11 is a multi-faceted jewel. Its essays, situated in demographic and historical context, are written by deeply placed scholars and ardent observers, offering both scholarly and highly personal perspectives on the ways in which institutional, communal, familial, and personal lives, both public and private, were transformed by the contradictory agendas of a range of powerful.

Metropolitan Detroit is home to one of the largest, most diverse Arab communities outside the Middle East, yet the complex world Arabic-speaking immigrants have created there is barely visible on the landscape of ethnic America. In this volume, Nabeel Abraham and Andrew Shryock bring together the work of twenty-five contributors to create a richly detailed portrait of Arab Detroit.5/5(1).

The book is divided into six sections and begins with wide-angle views of Arab Detroit, looking first at how the community fits within greater Detroit as a whole, then presenting closer portraits of Arab Detroit's key ethnonational and religious : $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

Arab Detroit book On margins and mainstreams / Andrew Shryock and Nabeel Abraham houses from the birthplace of Henry Ford / Hayan Charara --Building the infrastructure of Arab American identity in Detroit: a short history of ACCESS and the community it.

Arab Detroit 9/11 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Since the terrorist attacks of SeptemDetroit's large and n /5. In this volume, Nabeel Abraham and Andrew Shryock bring together the work of twenty-five contributors to create a richly detailed portrait of Arab Detroit.

The book goes behind the bulletproof glass in Iraqi Chaldean liquor stores. It explores the role of women in a Sunni mosque and the place of nationalist politics in a Coptic by:   In problematizing Arab American identity, and in providing an exhaustive collection of material on the community's experiences in Arab Detroit, this book breaks new ground.

Intervening in narratives of immigration, it writes itself into the nation by territorializing a very specific landscape, while providing no secure or comforting meanings.

Unique in post-September 11 America, Tales From Arab Detroit, is an intimate community portrait.A visiting Egyptian storyteller/bard provokes an inquiry into issues of Arab heritage and tradition in a quintessential American immigrant community.

This is a well put together book about Arabic Detroit. People of Arab ancestry give a texture to ife in the Detroit area unlike other areas in the U.S. Many aspects of Detroit life are explored in this book. I want to just give a few of my own stories from having lived in Detroit for 18 years.5/5(1).

The book is divided into six sections and begins with wide-angle views of Arab Detroit, looking first at how the community fits within greater Detroit as a whole, then presenting closer portraits of Arab Detroit's key ethnonational and religious : Nabeel Abraham; Sally Howell; Andrew Shryock.

Arab American Book Award Winners (Books published in ) Winners: Fiction: An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine and The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami.

The Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Award: Old Islam in Detroit: Rediscovering the Muslim American Past by Sally Howell. The George Ellenbogen Poetry Award: Tahrir Suite: Poems by Matthew.

The book is divided into six sections and begins with wide-angle views of Arab Detroit, looking first at how the community fits within greater Detroit as a whole, then presenting closer portraits of Arab Detroit's key ethnonational and religious subgroups.

Get this from a library. Citizenship and crisis: Arab Detroit after 9/ [Detroit Arab American Study Team.] -- Product Description: Is citizenship simply a legal status or does it describe a sense of belonging to a national community. For Arab Americans, these questions took on new urgency after 9/11, as the.

Arab Detroit: From Margin to Mainstream edited by Nabeel Abraham and Andrew Shryock (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, ) pages $ (paperback). JUNE, A luncheon of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) has been delayed for a half hour.

Contributors explore the trauma, unexpected political gains, and moral ambiguities faced by Arab Detroiters in post-9/11 America. “Voices of Arab Detroit: Narratives of Boundaries and Belonging” is a project he’s working on with Center for Arab American Studies Director Sally Howell and noted Arab American researcher Nabeel Abraham.

Abou-Zeineddine says there’s a wide variety of topics covered in the collected essays. The first area is centered in the city of Dearborn, which borders the western edge of Detroit and, with one-third of its population classified as Arab ( ACS), is often considered to be the largest concentration of Arabs in the United States.

The Arab American Book Award was established in to celebrate and support the research of, and the written work of, Arab Americans and their culture. The Arab American Book Award encourages the publication and excellence of books that preserve and advance the understanding, knowledge, and resources of the Arab American community by celebrating the thoughts and lives of Arab Americans.

Presented by Detroit Public TV, this series includes interviews with Arab Americans who are making an impact – ranging from hip-hop artist Omar Offendum to activist Linda Sarsour. All 13 episodes along with educator resources are available to view at Arab Detroit: from margin to mainstream, edited by Nabeel Abraham and Andrew Shryock Resource Information The item Arab Detroit: from margin to mainstream, edited by Nabeel Abraham and Andrew Shryock represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Boston University Libraries.The Arab American News, Dearborn, Michigan.

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