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Islamophobia in America:
The Anatomy of Intolerance,

ed. Carl W. Ernst
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) 
Islamophobia cover 
Click here for Introduction


How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream

Christopher Bail (Duke Dept. of Sociology)

Princeton University Press, 2014
Click here for a chapter

Academic centers

Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project, Center for Race and Gender (CRG). University of California, Berkeley

The Bridge Initiative: A Research Project on Islamophobia, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University 

Reports on Organized Islamophobia

Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley, "Legalizing Othering: The United States of Islamophobia," a report on anti-shari'a legislation.

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding report:
"Islamophobia: A Threat To All" (2015)

“Legislating Fear: Islamophobia and its Impact in the United States,” report by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on the organization and funding of Islamophobia in the US.

"Mapping Muslims: NYPD Spying and Its Impact on American Muslims," prepared by the Muslim American Civil Liberties Coalition, and its partner organizations the Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project at Main Street Legal Services, Inc. of the CUNY School of Law, and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF).

People for the American Way report: "The Right-Wing Playbook on Anti-Muslim Extremism"

Center for American Progress reports:

Southern Poverty Law Center reports by Robert Steinback: "Jihad against Islam" and "The Anti-Muslim Inner Circle"

"Manufacturing the Muslim Menace: Private Firms, Public Servants,
and the Threat to Rights and Security,"
by Thomas Cincotta (Political Research Associates). On dangers to national security posed by ideological anti-terrorism training programs based on conspiracy theories.

Bob Smietana, "Anti-Muslim crusaders make millions spreading fear," The Tennessean, October 24, 2010

Other Essays

Glenn Greenwald, "Sam Harris, the New Atheists, and anti-Muslim Animus" (2013)

Bruce Lawrence, "The Polite Islamophobia of the Intellectual," from Religion Dispatches, on Paul Berman

Michael A. Sells, "Breivik, Trifkovic, and Bat Ye'or, Part I", on the Serbian anti-Islamic background to the murderous thought of Anders Breivik

Shalom Goldman, "Evangelical Islamophobia As American As Apple Pie," from Religion Dispatches

Haroon Moghul, "Who Gets Paid to Make America Hate? The Roots of the Islamophobia Network," from Religion Dispatches

Pankaj Mishra, "A Critic at Large: Islamismism - How should Western intellectuals respond to Muslim scholars?", The New Yorker, June 7, 2010 (on Ayan Hirsi Ali, Paul Berman, et al.)

Muslim Rejection of Terrorism, and Muslim Advocacy of Peace
2015 Columbia University conference on "Islam & world peace: Perspectives from African Muslim Nonviolence Traditions", focusing
on Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba and the Mourides of Senegal

"From Indonesia, a Muslim Challenge to the Ideology of the Islamic State" NY Times, Nov. 27, 2015, on the world's largest Muslim organization (50 million members) and its rejection of Daesh