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Islamic homosexualities : culture, history, and literature

Author: Stephen O Murray; Will Roscoe
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1997.
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The dramatic impact of Islamic fundamentalism in recent years has skewed our image of Islamic history and culture. Stereotypes depict Islamic societies as economically backward, hyper-patriarchal, and fanatically religious. But in fact, the Islamic world encompasses a great diversity of cultures and a great deal of variation within those cultures in terms of gender roles and sexuality. The first collection on this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Murray, Stephen O.
Islamic homosexualities.
New York : New York University Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96035677
(OCoLC)35526232
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen O Murray; Will Roscoe
ISBN: 0814761089 9780814761083
OCLC Number: 808412162
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 331 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Will Roscoe and / Stephen O. Murray --
The will not to know : Islamic accommodations of male homosexuality / Stephen O. Murray --
Precursors of Islamic male homosexuality / Will Roscoe --
Muhammad and male homosexuality / Jim Wafer --
Woman-woman love in Islamic societies / Stephen O. Murray --
Vision and passion : the symbolism of male love in Islamic mystical literature / Jim Wafer --
Corporealizing medieval Persian and Turkish tropes / Stephen O. Murray --
Male love and Islamic law in Arab Spain / Louis Crompton --
Male homosexuality, inheritance rules, and the status of women in medieval Egypt : the case of the Mamlūks / Stephen O. Murray --
Homosexuality among slave elites in Ottoman Turkey / Stephen O. Murray --
Male homosexuality in Ottoman Albania / Stephen O. Murray --
The Balkan sworn virgin : a cross-gendered female role Mildred Dickemann --
Some nineteenth-century reports of Islamic homosexualities / Stephen O. Murray --
Gender-defined homosexual role in sub-Saharan African Islamic cultures / Stephen O. Murray --
Institutionalized gender-crossing in Southern Iraq / Sigrid Wesphal-Hellbusch trans. / Bradley Rose --
The Sohari khanith / Stephen O. Murray --
Two Baluchi buggas, a Sindhi zenana, and the status of hijras in contemporary Pakistan / Nauman Naqvi and / Hasan Mujtaba --
The other side of midnight : Pakistani male prostitutes / Hasan Mujtaba --
Not-so-gay life in Pakistan in the 1980s and 1990s / Badruddin Khan --
Two Islamic AIDS education organizations / Stephen O. Murray and / Eric Allyn --
Conclusion / Stephen O. Murray and / Will Roscoe.
Responsibility: Stephen O. Murray and Will Roscoe ; with additional contributions by Eric Allyn [and 7 others].
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The dramatic impact of Islamic fundamentalism in recent years has skewed our image of Islamic history and culture. Stereotypes depict Islamic societies as economically backward, hyper-patriarchal, and fanatically religious. But in fact, the Islamic world encompasses a great diversity of cultures and a great deal of variation within those cultures in terms of gender roles and sexuality. The first collection on this topic from a historical and anthropological perspective, Homosexuality in the Muslim World reveals that patterns of male and female homosexuality have existed and often flourished wi.

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