Ethnic Identity vs. Religious Affiliation: Understanding the Divide between Arab American Christians and Muslims
作者: Lanouar Ben Hafsa
刊名: World Journal of Social Science Research, 2016, Vol.3 (3)
来源数据库: Scholink
DOI: 10.22158/wjssr.v3n3p438
原始语种摘要: The epithets “ Arab ” and “ Muslim ” are often confused and, in the mind of many Americans, they expressly mean the same. In reality, they do not even overlap. Actually, although they have become more visible over the past few decades, Arab Americans remain an inadequately described community. The first challenge in studying them poses the problem of determining their size. The non-availability of official census data, added to contrasted estimates provided by nongovernmental institutions, makes it more difficult to draw an accurate statistical picture of such a tiny but extremely diverse group. This paper seeks to explore the thorny issue of Arab American identity. It aims to track the paths of two communities, Arab American Christians and Muslims, that self-identify as “Arabs”, but...
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  • American 美国的
  • mutually 互相
  • claims 赔偿金
  • between 在中间
  • exclusive 互斥
  • difficult 困难的
  • often 往往
  • problem 题目
  • their 他们的
  • issue