By Anny Bakalian, Medhi Bozorgmehr

For so much american citizens, September eleven, 2001, symbolized the instant while their safeguard was once altered. For center jap and Muslim americans, 9-11 additionally ushered in a backlash within the kind of hate crimes, discrimination, and a string of devastating executive tasks. This ebook presents the 1st accomplished research of the impression of the post-9/11 occasions on center jap and Muslim american citizens in addition to their prepared reaction. via fieldwork and interviews with neighborhood leaders, Anny Bakalian and Mehdi Bozorgmehr exhibit how ethnic corporations mobilized to illustrate their dedication to the us whereas protecting their rights and distancing themselves from the terrorists.

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As a result, ethnic groups generally lack what states ordinarily possess, namely a leader or leaders capable of negotiating and enforcing settlements” (2004, 104). Since the 1980s, interest in nonprofit organizations has brought back attention to differences among organizational actors. It has become increasingly evident that disregarding the input of organizational and community leaders results in loss of knowledge on important topics that the average member cannot possess. Leaders can inform researchers about an organization’s social context, institutional memory, relations with other organizations, organizational culture, and funding streams, as well as the political climate that helps or hinders their work.

Kitano concludes, “The incarceration of an entire ethnic group without any hearing or any formal charge having been brought against a single member has been described as the worst assault on civil rights in American history” (1980, 567). MCCARTHYISM Joseph McCarthy, Republican senator from Wisconsin, was the point man of the anticommunist crusade after World War II. Even though he gave his name to the movement, historian Ellen Schrecker argues that it would have been more accurate to call it “Hooverism” (1998, 203).

Senator in Atlanta, and prominent businessmen and government officials (Gerstle 2004). , where the house of A. Mitchell Palmer, the attorney general, was partially destroyed. The culprit, who died in the blast, was an Italian anarchist. ” Under the Espionage Act of 1917 and the Sedition Act of 1918, Palmer and his young assistant J. 5 Over 1,500 persons were imprisoned under the wartime statutes of the Espionage Act of 1917 (for obstructing the draft), the Sedition Act of 1918 (for any harsh criticism of the government and its war effort), and the Immigration Act of 1918 (the deportation of any alien who was an anarchist or “believed in the violent overthrow of the American government or advocated the assassination of public officials”) (Camp 1995, 100).

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