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Veiled threats : producing the Muslim woman in public policy discourses.

Author: Naaz Rashid
Publisher: London : Policy Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Uses original scholarship and empirical research to examine how Muslim women are represented in social policy discourse and situated within national debates about Britishness, the death of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naaz Rashid
ISBN: 9781447325178 1447325176
OCLC Number: 949217218
Contents: Prologue: Veiled threats?; "Muslim women: your country needs you!" Gendering the UK's 'War on Terror'; Gendered nationalisms: the 'True' Clash of Civilisations?; Tales of the city: diversity in diversity, working between and within local differences; Giving the silent majority a stronger voice?; "As a mother and a Muslim": maternalism and neoliberal empowerment; A community of communities: privileging religion; The Muslim Woman: victims of oppression or agents of change?; Epilogue: some reflections on Prevent


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