Aroian, Karen J, PhD, R.N., F.A.A.N. (2012). Discrimination against Muslim American adolescents. The Journal of School Nursing, 28(3), 206-13. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1018552657?accountid-35812
This article shares discrimination toward Muslim Americans. The few existing studies specific to Muslim American adolescents suggest that they encounter a lot of discrimination from teachers, school administrators, and classmates. The findings in this study explained how schools discriminate against Muslims. This study also illustrates how Muslim youth cope with discrimination. Most importantly this article provides direction for intervention.
Bakalian, A., & Bozorgmehr, M. (2011). Middle Eastern and Muslim American Studies Since 9/11. Sociological Forum, 26(3), 714-728. doi:10.1111/j.1573-7861.2011.01273.x
This article discusses how Arab’s migrated to the United States and the labeling of various groups of Arabs as well as confusion with other Middle Easterners. Moreover, it talks about how racism and discrimination of the Arab Americans ever since September 11, 2001. Additionally, it points out that many Arab Americans that are not too fluent in English and are not citizens of the United States are seldom social and more private with their life. Beth Hoke, (2015) Muslim Culture Retrieved from explains how Muslim’s is practiced by more than one cultural group and although this is true many cultures may change some things of the Muslim belief according to fit their cultural beliefs.
Most importantly, the article states that Muslims believe in similar religious things without discrimination such as Judgement day, Holy Scriptures, among others. Praying can be done anywhere and at any time, especially if driving; yet the importance of having prayer as the main focus without disruptions is crucially essential. It also states that prayer mats