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Violence and gender in the "new Europe" : Islam in German culture

Author: Beverly M Weber
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, [2013] ©2013
Series: Studies in European culture and history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Images of covered women, together with stories of honor killings and forced marriages, continue to retain their currency in media representations of Islam. Moving beyond staid stereotypes, Gender and Violence in the 'New' Europe draws new conclusions about the role of violence in determining Muslim women's participation in German public life. Combining cultural studies with theory, Beverly Weber contributes to the  Read more...
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Weber, Beverly M.
Violence and gender in the "new Europe".
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2013
(DLC) 2012030677
(OCoLC)806013920
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly M Weber
ISBN: 9781137007094 1137007095
OCLC Number: 828099478
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages).
Contents: Introduction: Undoing the connections between Muslim violence, culture and secularism --
A regime of gender violence: honor killings, familial violence, and muslim women's subjectivities --
Contentious headscarves: cleaning woman, forbidden schoolteacher, Hijab martyr --
Troubling headscarves: covering, artistic reconfigurations of public space, and the Muslim woman's body --
Freedom to imagine the world: violence and the writing of self --
Violent authenticities: the work of Emine Sevgi Özdamar and Feridun Zaimoglu.
Series Title: Studies in European culture and history.
Responsibility: Beverly M. Weber.
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Weber contributes to the ongoing scholarly discussion about Islam in the West, demonstrating how current thinking about gender violence prohibits the intellectual inquiry necessary to act against  Read more...

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"Weber's insightful engagement with literary theorists is outstanding. In the context of German-language and English-language research about Muslims, feminists, popular culture, politics, and Read more...

 
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