Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

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Frequent reports of honor killings, disfigurement, and sensational abuse have given rise to a consensus in the West, a message propagated by human rights groups and the media: Muslim women need to be rescued. Lila Abu-Lughod boldly challenges this conclusion. An anthropologist who has been writing about Arab women for thirty years, she delves into the predicaments of Muslim women today, questioning whether generalizations about Islamic culture can explain the hardships these women face and asking what motivates particular ...

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Do Muslim Women Need Saving?
2015, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

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2013, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

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