In addition to the recognition for her scholarship, Peek has received nearly a dozen awards for her teaching and mentoring. Public discussion revealed that widespread misunderstanding and misrepresentation of Islam persisted, despite the striking diversity of the Muslim community. And in 2009, the American Sociological Association Section on Children and Youth honored her with the Early Career Award for Outstanding Scholarship. Her finished tapestry is a compelling dialogue between the human experiences of bigotry and the abstract forces that drive it. I was fortunate enough to hear Dr. Perhaps most notably, in 2016, she received the Board of Governor's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, which is the highest teaching honor bestowed at her former institution, Colorado State University. Peek earned her PhD in Sociology from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2005.
At last some real data to help understand the pain people feel when they are scapegoated. What Peek describes has important implications for all Americans concerned for minority groups that suddenly become suspect. She has an unquestionability strong ethic and a desire to know better so we can do better though a depth of human not just theoretical understanding. This book features the work of 12 feminist scholars and follows the lives of hundreds of person who were displaced in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. During the summer before her senior year, she received an international scholarship to study abroad in England at Nottingham Trent University.
Currently, Lori Peek is the associate professor in the department of sociology at. Peek is the President of the Research Committee on Disasters for the International Sociological Association and is past Chair of the American Sociological Association Section on Environment and Technology. Peek explains that associating Islam with the most deadly terrorist attack in U. Her work has appeared in a variety of scholarly outlets including Disasters, Risk Analysis, Natural Hazards, Natural Hazards Review, International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, Child Development, Journal of Family Studies, Sociological Inquiry, Qualitative Research, and Children, Youth and Environments. Behind the Backlash seeks to explain why blame and scape-goating occur after a catastrophe. M88 b P44 2011 082 0 0 a 305.
Children of Katrina received the Best Book Award from the American Sociological Association Section on Children and Youth and the Alfred and Betty McClung Best Book Award from the Association for Humanist Sociologists, and was named a finalist for the Colorado Book Awards. The work is easy to read. Behind the Backlash seeks to explain why blame and scapegoating occur after a catastrophe. Shrink wrap, dust covers, or boxed set case may be missing. Item may have minor cosmetic defects such as marks, wears, cuts, bends, or crushes on the cover, spine, pages, or dust cover.
Public discussion revealed that widespread misunderstanding and misrepresentation of Islam persisted, despite the striking diversity of the Muslim community. Personal narratives describe the range of discrimination they experienced, the personal and collective impacts of the backlash, and the ways in which Muslims adapted in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks. Peek also explains the struggles of young Muslim adults to solidify their community and define their identity during a time of national crisis. She studies vulnerable populations in disaster and is author of , co-editor of , and co-author of. She has an unquestionability strong ethic and a desire to know better so we can do better though a depth of human not just theoretical understanding. This work addresses the violence faced unexpectedly living in the post- United States. The first three chapters read like a valid philosophical argument.
If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. Letting the voices of 140 ordinary Muslim American men and women describe their experiences, Lori Peek's path-breaking book, Behind the Backlash presents moving accounts of prejudice and exclusion. This book gets into a very important, ongoing, conversation about violence, social pressure, and hate crimes committed against Muslims in America - look through the eyes of a range of individuals in the Muslim community. Peek does story telling without using biased language that typically blankets the media's tone. Peek states that despite the condemnation by leaders of several Muslim-majority countries of the attacks and the passage of a resolution meant to prevent backlash violence by Congress, Muslim Americans in the United States were still the targets of much violence. Behind the Backlash received the Distinguished Book Award from the Midwest Sociological Society and the Best Book Award from the American Sociological Association Section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity. She was a research assistant at the Natural Hazards Center from 1999-2005, and a faculty member at Colorado State University from 2005-2016.
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2011. Peek has received many awards for her scholarship, her career in teaching, and her service to the discipline of sociology and broader hazards and disaster field. Muslims felt the effects of verbal harassment, threats, profiled and denied civil liberties that are granted to fellow U. She is very energetic and full of ideas-if you ever have a chance to attend a lecture, do it-you won't be disappointed. Peek earned her undergraduate degree at in Ottawa, Kansas where she received her B. Please help to this article by more precise citations. She graduated summa cum laude from Ottawa University with her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 1997.
Item may contain remainder marks on outside edges, which should be noted in listing comments. Peek also explains the struggles of young Muslim adults to solidify their community and define their identity during a time of national crisis. Muslims speak of being subjected to harassment before the attacks, and recount the discrimination they encountered afterwards. The book is very informative and will certainly give you insight into a community that most Americans would not think about. Peek examines how stereotypes, stigmas, and discrimination against the religion of and its many peaceful followers, as well as and those from the , came into full force.
Peek's work in this book focuses on the discrimination that Katrina survivors faced in Colorado after the storm. Peek created depth of perspective within her piece by writing about the issues of how Muslims of many walks of life identified during such a dangerous time as well as how their treatment as Muslim Americans differed from before and after the attack. Peek's book will be of interest to those in disaster research studies, sociology of religion, and race and ethnic relations. Peek's thoughtful style, and the fact that she took the time to immerse herself in the culture of the Muslim American community. Peek sets the twenty-first century experience of Muslim Americans, who were vilified and victimized, in the context of larger sociological and psychological processes. This article includes a , but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient. Muslims speak of being subjected to harassment before the attacks, and recount the discrimination they encountered afterwards.