Ramón Grosfoguel
University of California


This article is about the way epistemic racism shapes contemporary discussions on Islamophobia. The first part is a discussion about epistemic racism in the world-system. The second part is on the Western male hegemonic identity politics and the fundamentalist responses to it. The third part is on epistemic Islamophobia and the social sciences.

Ke words: epistemic racism, islamophobia, colonial social sciences, social theory.