The resistible rise of Islamophobia

@article{Poynting2007TheRR,
  title={The resistible rise of Islamophobia},
  author={Scott Poynting and Victoria Mason},
  journal={Journal of Sociology},
  year={2007},
  volume={43},
  pages={61 - 86}
}
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