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Book-in-Brief: Rethinking Muslim Women and the Veil: Challenging Historical & Modern Stereotypes

Book in Brief Rethinking Muslim Women and the Veil Challenging Historical Modern Stereotypes Dr Katherine Bullock s treatise on Rethinking Muslim Women and the Veilwas first published by the IIIT in with a second printing in It is a forceful and intelligent critique of the popular w

  • Title: Book-in-Brief: Rethinking Muslim Women and the Veil: Challenging Historical & Modern Stereotypes
  • Author: Katherine Bullock
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  • Page: 383
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Dr Katherine Bullock s treatise on Rethinking Muslim Women and the Veilwas first published by the IIIT in 2002 with a second printing in 2007 It is a forceful and intelligent critique of the popular western notion of the veil as a symbol of Muslim women s oppression Addressing many of the key socio political concerns which this global issue has raised, the author examinDr Katherine Bullock s treatise on Rethinking Muslim Women and the Veilwas first published by the IIIT in 2002 with a second printing in 2007 It is a forceful and intelligent critique of the popular western notion of the veil as a symbol of Muslim women s oppression Addressing many of the key socio political concerns which this global issue has raised, the author examines the West s historical fixation with the veil including aspects of colonialism and fetishism with the harem , appraises feminist discourse, and offers an alternative theory of the veil An important feature of the work is the voice the author hasgiven to the views, opinions, experiences, and perspectives of a sample of Muslim women interviewed in Canada on the subject of the hijab.The author embraced Islam during her Ph.D candidacy and, interestingly, it was the experience of people s reaction to her conversion that led her to change the original topic of her doctoral thesis and choose instead the study of the veil as the subject of her Ph.D Through careful and meticulous study into an area fraught with historical and cultural misconceptions, the author has sought to challenge some of the subjective and negativefundamentals which have come to dominate much of the discourse into this important issue today.Dr Bullock s work forms an important background to any study or debate of the huge and growing political issue that the veil has become in the West.

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