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Feminism and Islam in Germany

Author: Charlotte Hüser

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ISBN: 3346091449

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Academic Paper from the year 2018 in the subject Gender Studies, grade: 1,7, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, language: English, abstract: Feminists in the Western world have fought for a longtime against the constraints of (the Christian) religion. With the growth of the Muslim population and the increasing presence of women wearing Islamic headscarves, much is being discussed about the compatibility of feminism and Islam. The reasons and individual and social meaning of the hijab and its origins in the Koran need to be analyzed, to contribute to this discussion.
Feminism and Islam in Germany
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Charlotte Hüser
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-03 - Publisher:

Academic Paper from the year 2018 in the subject Gender Studies, grade: 1,7, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, language: English, abstract: Feminists in the Western world have fought for a longtime against the constraints of (the Christian) religion. With the growth of the Muslim population and the increasing presence of women wearing
Feminism in Islam
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Margot Badran
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

While many in the West regard feminism and Islam as a contradiction in terms, many Muslims in the East have perceived Western feminist forces in their midst as an assault upon their culture. In this career-spanning collection of influential essays, Margot Badran presents the feminisms that Muslim women have created,
In Search of Islamic Feminism
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Elizabeth Warnock Fernea
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-29 - Publisher: Anchor

"Islamic feminism" would seem a contradiction in terms to most Westerners. We are taught to think of Islam as a culture wherein social code and religious law alike force women to accept male authority and surrender to the veil. How could feminism emerge under such a code, let alone flourish?
Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism
Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: Haideh Moghissi
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-07 - Publisher: Zed Books

An accessible introduction to postmodernism, feminist theory and Islamic fundamentalism, this book is a highly controversial intervention into the debate on postmodernism and feminism which looks at what happens when they are jointly employed to illuminate the sexual politics of Islam. The author describes the rise of Islamic fundamentalism and
Feminist Edges of the Qur'an
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Aysha A. Hidayatullah
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)

Aysha A. Hidayatullah offers the first comprehensive examination of contemporary feminist Qur'anic interpretation, exploring its dynamic challenges to Islamic tradition and contemporary Muslim views of the Qur'an. She analyzes major feminist readings of the Qur'an beginning in the latetwentieth century, synthesizing their common concepts and methods and revealing their vital