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Title It's not about the burqa : Muslim women on faith, feminism, sexuality and race [Hoopla electronic resource].

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : Pan Macmillan, 2019.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 32 min.)) : digital.
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Performer Read by Mona Eltahawy, Sufiya Ahmed, Coco Khan, Maya Saroya, Mariam Khan, Nadine Aisha Jassat, Afshan D'souza-Lodhi, Amna Saleem, Jamilla Hekmoun, Malia Bouattia, Nafisa Bakkar, Raifa Rafiq, Saima Mir, Salma El-Wardany, Salma Haidrani and Yassmin Midhat Abdel-Magied.
Summary When was the last time you heard a Muslim woman speak for herself without a filter? Shortlisted for Foyles Non-Fiction Book of the Year 'Engrossing . . . fascinating . . . courageous' - Observer In 2016, Mariam Khan read that David Cameron had linked the radicalization of Muslim men to the 'traditional submissiveness' of Muslim women. Mariam felt pretty sure she didn't know a single Muslim woman who would describe herself that way. Why was she hearing about Muslim women from people who were neither Muslim, nor female? Years later the state of the national discourse has deteriorated even further, and Muslim women's voices are still pushed to the fringes - the figures leading the discussion are white and male. Taking one of the most politicized and misused words associated with Muslim women and Islamophobia, It's Not About the Burqa is poised to change all that. Here are voices you won't see represented in the national news headlines: seventeen Muslim women speaking frankly about the hijab and wavering faith, about love and divorce, about feminism, queer identity, sex, and the twin threats of a disapproving community and a racist country. With a mix of British and international women writers, from activist Mona Eltahawy's definition of a revolution to journalist and broadcaster Saima Mir telling the story of her experience of arranged marriage, from author Sufiya Ahmed on her Islamic feminist icon to playwright Afshan D'souza-Lodhi's moving piece about her relationship with her hijab, these essays are funny, warm, sometimes sad, and often angry, and each of them is a passionate declaration calling time on the oppression, the lazy stereotyping, the misogyny and the Islamophobia. What does it mean, exactly, to be a Muslim woman in the West today? According to the media, it's all about the burqa. Here's what it's really about.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Muslim women -- Social conditions.
Muslim women -- Western countries -- Social conditions.
Added Author Khan, Mariam, 1993- editor, narrator.
Eltahawy, Mona, 1967- narrator.
Ahmed, Sufiya, narrator.
Khan, Coco, narrator.
Saroya, Maya, narrator.
Jassat, Nadine Aisha, narrator.
D'souza-Lodhi, Afshan, narrator.
Saleem, Amna, narrator.
Hekmoun, Jamilla, narrator.
Bouattia, Malia, narrator.
Bakkar, Nafisa, narrator.
Rafiq, Raifa, narrator.
Mir, Saima, narrator.
El-Wardany, Salma, narrator.
Haidrani, Salma, narrator.
Abdel-Magied, Yassmin, 1991- narrator.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781509886418 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1509886419 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT15089135
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