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Muslim women and the challenge of Islamic extremism

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Published by Sisters in Islam in [Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia] .
Written in English

  • Women"s rights -- Islamic countries.,
  • Muslim women -- Social conditions,
  • Islamic fundamentalism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Norani Othman.
    ContributionsNorani Othman., SIS Forum (Malaysia) Berhad.
    LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.I74 M88 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 215 p. ;
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16265754M
    ISBN 109832622247, 9832622271
    LC Control Number2006314089

    All the latest breaking news on Islamic extremism. Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on Islamic extremism. The Left’s media propaganda machine is attempting to conflate Islamic extremism, jihad, with so-called Christian “extremism.” By calling attention to Christians, multiculturalism-worshipping leftists hope to downplay the unequivocal threat of radical Islam. A recent article in left-wing Salon even attempted to blur the lines between Christian &#;extremism&#; and &#;far-right.   When it comes to Muslim women’s participation in extremist groups we need to keep three dynamics in mind. First, women are crucial to the ideology and operation of militant networks.

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