Muslim Women Activists in North America

Speaking for Ourselves by Katherine Bullock

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Islam,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Islamic Studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Religion / Islam,
  • Islam - General,
  • Religion,
  • Sociology,
  • Biography,
  • Case studies,
  • Muslim women,
  • North America,
  • Social action,
  • Voluntarism
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9641491M
ISBN 100292706316
ISBN 109780292706316

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This book introduces eighteen Muslim women activists from the United States and Canada who have worked in fields from social services, to marital counseling, to political advocacy in order to further social justice within the Muslim community and in the greater North American society.

Each of the activists has written an autobiographical narrative in which she discusses such issues as her personal motivation for doing activism work, her views on the relationship between Islam and women's Format: Paperback.

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Muslim Women Activists in North America Book Description: In the eyes of many Westerners, Muslim women are hidden behind a veil of negative stereotypes that portray them as either oppressed, subservient wives and daughters or, more recently, as potential terrorists.

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The essayists are leading Islamic women scholars in North America who affirm their religious self-identity in their acknowledgment of, and striving toward solving, serious problems women have faced in Muslim societies and communities around the s: 1.

Katherine Bullock, editor; University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, USA,p, ISBN$50 (Hbk), $ (Pbk) Bullock states the aims of this (post-9/11) book as: to make non-Muslims aware of the amount of activism undertaken by Muslim women ‘ not in spite of their religion, but because of it’ (p.

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Get this from a library. Muslim women activists in North America: speaking for ourselves. [Katherine Bullock;] -- Annotation Eighteen autobiographical essays by U.S. and Canadian Muslim women who are active in fighting for social justice both within and beyond the Muslim community.

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Muslim women activists in North America: Speaking for ourselves By Katherine Bullock, His book introduces eighteen Muslim women activists from the United States and Canada who have worked in fields from social services, to marital counseling, to political advocacy in order to further social justice within the Muslim community and in the.

Gisela Webb's edited collection, Windows of Faith: Muslim Women Scholar-Activists in North America, and Shahnaz Khan's sociological study, Muslim Women: Crafting a North.

5. Azizah al-Hibri, "An Introduction to Muslim Women's Rights," in Windows of Faith: Muslim Women Scholar-Activists in North America () 6.

Amina Wadud, Qur'an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman's Perspective () 7. Khalida Saed, "On the Edge of Belonging," in Living Islam Outloud: American Muslim Women Speak () 8.

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