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dc.contributor.authorChakraborti, Neil A.-
dc.contributor.authorZempi, Eirini-Chrysovalantou-
dc.identifier.citationChakraborti, N. A.; Zempi, I., Unveiling Islamophobic Victimisation, 'Islamophobia, Victimisation and the Veil', Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, pp. 25-34en
dc.descriptionThis chapter has been chosen by the authors to be made available Open Access following a 36-month embargo, as is required by the publisher. The record for the complete book can be found at and it is under permanent embargo.en
dc.description.abstractThe chapter examines the nature and extent of Islamophobic victimisation and explores explanations behind this type of victimisation through the lens of gender. Evidence suggests that veiled Muslim women are at heightened risk of Islamophobic victimisation by virtue of their visible ‘Muslimness’. Popular perceptions that veiled Muslim women are passive, oppressed and powerless increase their chance of assault, thereby marking them as ‘easy’ targets to attack. Furthermore, attacks towards veiled Muslim women are justified because of the conflation of Islam with terrorism. Collectively, these arguments highlight the gendered dimensions of Islamophobic victimisation. The chapter emphasises that there is no single monolithic Muslim experience of Islamophobia. Recognising the interplay of different aspects of victims’ identities with other personal, social and situational factors is highly relevant to understanding the vulnerability of veiled Muslim women as victims of Islamophobia. [First paragraph]en
dc.publisherPalgrave Macmillanen
dc.rightsCopyright © 2014, Chakraborti, N. A.; Zempi, I, Unveiling Islamophobic Victimisation, 2014, Copyright © Macmillan Publishers Ltd reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan. Deposited with reference to the publisher's archiving policy available at This extract is taken from the author's original manuscript and has not been edited. The definitive, published, version of record is available here: ;,-victimisation-and-the-veil-irene-zempi/?isb=9781137356147en
dc.titleUnveiling Islamophobic Victimisationen
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