Gender and Patriarchy in the Films of Muslim Nations

Gender and Patriarchy in the Films of Muslim Nations

A Filmographic Study of 21st Century Features From Eight Countries

Book - 2018
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"Many in the West are misinformed about Islam and Muslim worldviews. This filmography analyzes gender issues in 57 feature films from Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Turkey, with a focus on religious and legal legitimization of practices such as female genital mutilation, child marriage, virginity testing, public sexual harassment and molestation, and honor killings"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina :, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,, [2018]
ISBN: 9781476667874
Characteristics: vii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


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