Núm. 24 (2018)

Constructing Subaltern Muslim Subjects: the Institutionalization of Islamophobia // Construyendo sujetos musulmanes subalternos: la institucionalización de la islamofobia

Laura Mijares Molina
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Johanna Martine Lems
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Virtudes Téllez Delgado
Universidad de Castilla La Mancha
Publicado junio 27, 2018
Cómo citar
Mijares Molina, L., Lems, J. M., & Téllez Delgado, V. (2018). Constructing Subaltern Muslim Subjects: the Institutionalization of Islamophobia // Construyendo sujetos musulmanes subalternos: la institucionalización de la islamofobia. Revista De Estudios Internacionales Mediterráneos, (24). https://doi.org/10.15366/reim2018.24.001


The purpose of this special issue is to go beyond the terminological debate on Islamophobia and to focus on the practices, which are involved in, and cause, the construction of subaltern Muslim subjects within the Spanish state. The six articles of this monograph attempt to shed some light on the dynamics and extent of the processes of exclusion through which persons and groups (self-)identified as Muslim are being stigmatized and discriminated against in a structural manner, as a result of different kinds of institutionalized Islamophobia.

Keywords: Muslims, Spain, Islamophobia, Anti-Muslim Racism, Racialisation

El objetivo de este monográfico es ir más allá de los debates terminológicos sobre islamofobia, para centrar nuestra atención en las prácticas que causan y están implicadas en la construcción de sujetos subalternos musulmanes en el seno del Estado español. Con los seis artículos del monográfico se busca profundizar en la comprensión de las dinámicas y el alcance de los procesos de exclusión a través de los cuales las personas, y los grupos, (auto)identificados como musulmanes son estigmatizados y discriminados de un modo estructural, por medio de diferentes tipos de islamofobia institucionalizada.

Palabras clave: musulmanes/as, España, islamofobia, racismo anti-musulmán, racialización


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