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Author Cheruvallil-Contractor, Sariya.
Title Muslim women in Britain : de-mystifying the Muslimah / Sariya Contractor.
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor3  HQ1170 .C76 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 202 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Routledge Islamic studies series
Routledge Islamic studies.
Contents Giving Voice 1. The Historicity of Modern Stereotypes -- Working with Muslims (Women): Methodological Possibilities -- Taking Voice. Islam versus Muslim culture: the Muslim woman's voice -- "Ain't I a Woman?": 'constructing' Muslim women -- Women's narratives of the hijab -- Islamic feminisms -- Metaphors, Muslim women and 'the Media' -- Hearing Voice. Challenging 'Muslim women' Stereotypes: "She's just like my friend Bess" -- Feminine universality? Muslim sisters in the sisterhood -- Muslim women in pluralist Britain: dialogue, understanding and shared Britishness.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [182]-200) and index.
Subject Muslim women -- Great Britain.
ISBN 9780415669962 (hbk)
0415669960 (hbk)
9780203106303 (e-book)
020310630X (e-book)
OCLC number 751733914