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- DescriptionOnce regarded as helpless victims waiting to be rescued, Muslim women are w widely regarded by both Muslim and n-Muslim disciplinarians as a potential threat to be kept under control. How did this shift in attitudes come about? Shakira Hussein explores the lives of women negotiating the hazards of the post-9/11 terrain, from volatile Afghan refugee camps and Pakistani weddings to Australian suburbia. Her unique perspective on feminism, multiculturalism, race and religion makes for engrossing reading.
- Author BiographyShakira Hussein is a research fellow at The University of Melbourne s Asia Institute. She is also a regular commentator on issues of gender, Islam and multiculturalism in Australia. Her essay about her experiences of post-9/11 Pakistan and her multiple sclerosis, Nine-elevenitis, was selected for inclusion in The Best Australian Essays 2011.
- Author(s)Shakira Hussein
- PublisherNewSouth Publishing
- Date of Publication29/02/2016
- SubjectGender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
- Place of PublicationSydney, NSW
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- ImprintNewSouth Publishing
- Weight200 g
- Width135 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine15 mm
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