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Women and IslamNtion on them preferring to speak of women's agency and resistance Too few scholars are willing to tell the complicated and at times harrowing stories of Muslim women's lives Women and Islam Myths Apologies and the Limits of Feminist Critiue radically rethinks the celebratory discourse constructed around Muslim women's resistance It shows instead the limits of such resistance and the restricted agency given women within Islamic societies The book does not center on a single historical period Rather it is organized as a response to five uestions that have been Nothing could hav

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Central to upholding the 'resistance discourse' What is the impact of the myth of al Andalus on a feminist critiue? What is the feminist utility of Edward Said's theory of Orientalism? Is Islam compatible with a feminist agenda? To what extent can Islamic institutions such as the veil be liberating for women? Will the current Arab uprisings yield significant change for Muslim women? Through examination of these core uestions Bouachrine calls for a shift in the paradigm of discourse about feminism in the Muslim world Cover images provided by Tachfine Bouachri Some interesting

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