Muslim Women's Choices: Religious Belief and Social Reality / Edition 1

Muslim Women's Choices: Religious Belief and Social Reality / Edition 1

by Camillia Fawzi El-Solh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0854968369

ISBN-13: 9780854968367

Pub. Date: 02/28/1994

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This volume counters the prevailing Western views and stereotypes of Muslim women - usually projected through male interpretations - by presenting a cross-cultural perspective of their experiences and choices in contemporary Muslim communities. The main theme running through these papers is the manner in which Muslim women consciously as well as unconsciously

Overview

This volume counters the prevailing Western views and stereotypes of Muslim women - usually projected through male interpretations - by presenting a cross-cultural perspective of their experiences and choices in contemporary Muslim communities. The main theme running through these papers is the manner in which Muslim women consciously as well as unconsciously manipulate religious belief to negotiate their gender roles within the context of their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780854968367
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
02/28/1994
Series:
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Women Series
Edition description:
ENGLISH ED
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)

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