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Arab New York – Politics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans - NYU Press Scholarship Online
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Arab New York: Politics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans

Emily Regan Wills


Arab New York is an ethnographic exploration of how everyday life and politics intersect in the diverse and complex Arab communities of New York City. The book argues that politics and contention move into everyday social spaces in order to circumvent many of the most challenging barriers to Arab American political participation. To show this, it studies Arab communities in practice, places where Arab Americans identify together as Arab and engage in collective work: in particular, community organizations providing services to newly immigrated Arabs and social movement organizations advocating ... More

Keywords: Arab Americans, Everyday Politics, New York City, Ethnic Groups, Community Organizations, Social Movements, Gender and Politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781479897650
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479897650.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emily Regan Wills, author
University of Ottawa

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