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Women in Islam

The Western Experience

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224 pages

Women in Islam investigates the ongoing debate across the Muslim world and the West on the position of women in Islam.Anne-Sofie Roald focuses on how Islamic perceptions of women and gender change in Western Muslim communities. She shows how Islamic attitudes towards social concerns such as gender relations, female circumcision, and female dress emerge as responsive to culture and context, rather than rigid and inflexible.

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Women in Islam
2004, Taylor & Francis Inc
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Women in Islam investigates the ongoing debate across the Muslim world and the West on the position of women in Islam.Anne-Sofie Roald focuses on how Islamic perceptions of women and gender change in Western Muslim communities. She shows how Islamic attitudes towards social concerns such as gender relations, female circumcision, and female dress emerge as responsive to culture and context, rather than rigid and inflexible.

Women in Islam

The Western Experience

This edition published in by Routledge


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"I begin this study with a discussion of how Islam and Muslims are perceived in a western context and how Muslims' search for identity in a new cultural context tends to create misconceptions between various groups in society."

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