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Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today

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The treatment and role of women are among the most discussed and controversial aspects of Islam. The rights of Muslim women have become part of the Western political agenda, often perpetuating a stereotype of universal oppression. Muslim women living in America continue to be marginalized and misunderstood since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Yet their contributions are chang ...more
Hardcover, 190 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 2006)
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Amy
Nov 26, 2013 Amy rated it it was amazing
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Quite provoking inquiry on what it is like for Muslim women (both immigrant and indigenous) in the United States. Very useful and fast paced. well thought out and executed. would recommend to anyone with an interest in the topic matter.
Carrie
Jun 12, 2008 Carrie rated it liked it
This book serves as a decent introduction to Muslim women's experiences in America. The book is a bit too brief and reductive, however, and I was enraged by the fact that there are no footnotes!
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Mar 19, 2011 Valena Arguello rated it it was amazing
I agreed with just about all the ideas presented in this book and feel it's very important for us to understand and acknowledge the lives of these women.
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Reads as a case study. A bit dry but informative.
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