Gender and Patriarchy in the Films of Muslim Nations: A Filmographic Study of 21st Century Features from Eight Countries

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Gender and Patriarchy in the Films of Muslim Nations: A Filmographic Study of 21st Century Features from Eight Countries - Owen, Patricia R
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There are 49 Muslim-majority countries in the world and Islam is the world's second largest religion. Yet many in the West are misinformed about Islam and Muslim worldviews--issues related to gender norms are especially subject to misconceptions. 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 ...

Gender and Patriarchy in the Films of Muslim Nations: A Filmographic Study of 21st Century Features from Eight Countries 2018, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9781476667874

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