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Islamic Masculinities by Lahoucine Ouzgane
Book DescriptionThis innovative book outlines the great complexity, variety and difference of male identities in Islamic societies. From the Taliban orphanages of Afghanistan to the cafes of Morocco, from the experience of couples at infertility clinics in Egypt to that of Iraqi conscripts, it shows how the masculine gender is constructed and negotiated in the Islamic Ummah. It goes far beyond the traditional notion that Islamic masculinities are inseparable from the control of women, and shows how the relationship between spirituality and masculinity is experienced quite differently from the prevailing Western norms. Drawing on sources ranging from modern Arabic literature to discussions of Muhammad's virility and Abraham's paternity, it portrays ways of being in the world that intertwine with non-Western conceptions of duty to the family, the state and the divine.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781842772751
(215mm x 135mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Makes a significant contribution to the globalizing of critical studies on men. This rich and fascinating book gives multiple images of the making of masculinities across the continent.
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Author Biography - Lahoucine Ouzgane
Lahoucine Ouzgane is associate professor of English at the University of Alberta, where his teaching and research interests focus on postcolonial theory and literature, composition and rhetoric, and masculinity studies.
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