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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 individuals and institutions to promote their rights.In recent years Abu-Lughod has struggled to reconcile the popular image of women victimized by Islam with the complex women she has known through her research in various communities in the Muslim world. Here, she renders that divide vivid by presenting detailed vignettes of the lives of ordinary Muslim women, and showing that the problem of gender inequality cannot be laid at the feet of religion alone. Poverty and authoritarianism--conditions not unique to the Islamic world, and produced out of global interconnections that implicate the West--are often more decisive. The standard Western vocabulary of oppression, choice, and freedom is too blunt to describe these women's lives.Do Muslim Women Need Saving? is an indictment of a mindset that has justified all manner of foreign interference, including military invasion, in the name of rescuing women from Islam--as well as a moving portrait of women's actual experiences, and of the contingencies with which they live.

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9780674725164 | Harvard Univ Pr, November 12, 2013, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9780674088269 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, September 7, 2015), cover price $18.95

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Product Description: Gender relations in Muslim-majority countries have been subject to intense debate in recent decades. In some cases, Muslim women have fought for and won new rights to political participation, reproductive health, and education. In others, their agendas have been stymied...read more

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9780816692170 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, June 30, 2015, cover price $94.50 | About this edition: Gender relations in Muslim-majority countries have been subject to intense debate in recent decades.
9780534347420, titled "Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach/With Infotrak" | Wadsworth Pub Co, December 1, 1998, cover price $89.95 | also contains Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach/With Infotrak

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9780816692187 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, June 30, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Gender relations in Muslim-majority countries have been subject to intense debate in recent decades.
9780534347833, titled "An Introduction to Human Services" | Brooks/Cole Pub Co, July 1, 1997, cover price $77.95 | also contains An Introduction to Human Services | About this edition: This revision of Woodside and McClam's highly successful text continues to provide a solid introduction to the profession of human services.

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Product Description: The Politics of State Intervention: Gender Politics in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran examines how three culturally and religiously interconnected neighboring states have sought to regulate the lives of their female populace in order to gauge how successful, or unsuccessful, these efforts have been at the grassroots level...read more

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9780739184325 | Lexington Books, August 22, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The Politics of State Intervention: Gender Politics in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran examines how three culturally and religiously interconnected neighboring states have sought to regulate the lives of their female populace in order to gauge how successful, or unsuccessful, these efforts have been at the grassroots level.

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9780739184905 | Lexington Books, March 24, 2015, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The Politics of State Intervention: Gender Politics in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran examines how three culturally and religiously interconnected neighboring states have sought to regulate the lives of their female populace in order to gauge how successful, or unsuccessful, these efforts have been at the grassroots level.
9780426204701, titled "Happy Endings" | London Bridge, June 1, 1996, cover price $5.95 | also contains Happy Endings

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Product Description: There is a widespread myth both outside and within Muslim contexts that women's struggles for rights is alien to those societies that embraced Islam and a misconception that the contemporary women's movement is exclusively rooted in Western concepts and struggles of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries...read more

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9780195476361 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 30, 2012, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: There is a widespread myth both outside and within Muslim contexts that women's struggles for rights is alien to those societies that embraced Islam and a misconception that the contemporary women's movement is exclusively rooted in Western concepts and struggles of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Product Description: Muslims who explore sources of morality other than Islam are threatened with death, and Muslim women who escape the virgins' cage are branded whores. So asserts Ayaan Hirsi Ali's profound meditation on Islam and the role of women, the rights of the individual, the roots of fanaticism, and Western policies toward Islamic countries and immigrant communities...read more

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9780743288330 | Free Pr, April 25, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A collection of essays by a Muslim woman and Dutch parliamentarian criticizes the treatment of Muslim women and the western world's tolerance of such treatment, in a volume that includes the script for her film, 'Submission.

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9780743288347 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, April 1, 2008), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Muslims who explore sources of morality other than Islam are threatened with death, and Muslim women who escape the virgins' cage are branded whores.

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Product Description: This volume is about the ways of promoting women's participation in the affairs of Muslim societies: from raising conciousness and changing codes of law, to penetrating the economic markets and influencing national and international policies. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Mahnaz Afkhami (editor) and Erika Friedl (editor)

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9780815627593 | Syracuse Univ Pr, November 1, 1997, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This volume is about the ways of promoting women's participation in the affairs of Muslim societies: from raising conciousness and changing codes of law, to penetrating the economic markets and influencing national and international policies.

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9780815627609 | Syracuse Univ Pr, November 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This volume is about the ways of promoting women's participation in the affairs of Muslim societies: from raising conciousness and changing codes of law, to penetrating the economic markets and influencing national and international policies.

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