Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism The Limits of Postmodern Analysis
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Description: Islam has been demonised for its gender practices like no other religion. This book analyses that Orientalism with particular reference to representations of Muslim women. It describes the real sexual politics of Islam and the West's response to it.
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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Zed Books, Limited
Publication date: 7/1/1999
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Haideh Moghissi is a professor in the Department of Sociology at York University.
|Oriental Sexuality: Imagined and Real|
|Muslim Women Imagined|
|The Islamic Concept of Sexuality|
|From Orientalism to Islamic Feminism|
|A Breakthrough in Studies of Gender and Islam|
|The Construction of a New 'Muslim Woman'|
|The Veil as a Tool of Empowerment?|
|Postmodern Relativism and the Politics of Cultural Difference|
|The Postmodern Frame|
|Rethinking Modernity in the Middle East?|
|Islamic Fundamentalism and its Nostalgic Accomplice|
|Islamic Fundamentalism Defined|
|The Marriage of Premodern and Postmodern Outlooks|
|Women, Modernity and Social Change|
|Mystification of 'Islamic Traditions'|
|Fundamentalists in Power: Conflict and Compromise|
|The Islamization Project|
|Women's Legal Rights in the Family|
|The Law of Retribution|
|Paid Work as a Terrain of Contestation|
|Resistance to the Islamization Project|
|Islamic Feminism and its Discontents|
|'Muslim' Feminism and Gender Activism|
|Silencing the Secular Voices|