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Velvet jihad

Faegheh Shirazi

Velvet jihad

Muslim women"s quiet resistance to Islamic fundamentalism

by Faegheh Shirazi

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muslim women,
  • Islamic fundamentalism,
  • Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Islam,
  • Women"s rights -- Religious aspects -- Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFaegheh Shirazi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1170 .S48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23186856M
    ISBN 109780813033549
    LC Control Number2009011120
    OCLC/WorldCa259265355

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In Velvet Jihad Faegheh Shirazi reveals the creative strategies Muslim women have adopted to quietly fight against those who would limit their growing rights. Shirazi examines issues that are important to all women, from routine matters such as daily hygiene and clothing to controversial subjects like abortion, birth control, and virginity.

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Faegheh Shirazi. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. pages. Photographs, references and index included. $65 (Hardcover). Reviewed by Stephanie Chaban1 Jihad is an evocative word. Recent decades have seen the corruption of the word.

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Velvet Jihad is an interesting book with eclectic topics. The author could have improved her argument by incorporating Muslim women's voices and by using a con-Reviews sistent methodology or applying theoretical concepts from social movement and non-violent action literature.

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