Essays about: "Muslim women."

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  1. 1. Suicide – Dying for a higher purpose? A study of the motives of the Islamic female suicide bombers through Emile Durkheim’s structural view on suicide

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Michelle Nilsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Suicide; Suicide Terrorism; Islam; Gender; Martyrdom; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : There have been several accounts of suicide attacks in the last few years; and although male attackers outnumber female attackers, the number of female suicide bombers has been on the rise. This thesis analyzes the motivation of Muslim female suicide bombers using Durkheim’s theory on suicide and society. READ MORE

  2. 2. The feminist behind the veil: Experiences of Muslim women in Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Emilia Bjurman; [2017]
    Keywords : Islamic feminism; Sweden; Muslim; women; feminism;

    Abstract : This research builds upon Islamic feminism as an alternative mean to the typical Western way of perceiving feminism, when looking into the situation of Muslim women in Sweden through a qualitative field study. Moreover, this is linked to the discussion of gender equality and diversity which is on the agenda in the West due to contemporary migration flows. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nobody asks us! Muslim women's experiences and perspectives of multiculturalism, the legal system and the debate on veil in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Syarta Bonnevier; [2016]
    Keywords : Discrimination; Distorted communication; Habermas: Theory of Communicative Action; Veil-ban; Multiculturalism; Legal system; Recognition; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Within the first decade of this millennium several Western European countries have prohibited Muslim veils in public spaces. Excluding the culture of Muslims or more specifically Islamic beliefs in a multicultural society, in which the hardest hit are Muslim veiled women, has resulted in the discourse of the ‘rise and fall of multiculturalism’. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Come back here before I rip your veil off!” Muslim women’s experiences of Islamophobia and hate crimes in Malmö

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Anna Lindström; [2016]
    Keywords : Hate crimes; Islamophobia; Message crimes; Muslim women; Victimization;

    Abstract : Background: Veiled Muslim women are particularly vulnerable to hate crime vic-timization. This is both due to the visibility of the veil and to Islamophobic stereo-types. Islamophobic hate crimes target a central part of these women’s identity and have the potential to affect both actual and potential victims in a multitude of ways. READ MORE

  5. 5. From avengers to heroines: muslim*women dismantling hegemonic discourses

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Gina Waibel; [2016]
    Keywords : Queer theory; postcolonial theory; Muslim; women; racism; nationalism; gender; Europe; discourse analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Hegemonic European discourses about muslim*women reduce the complex living realities of muslim*women to the singular of the gendered and racialized other. This thesis investigates the hegemonic functioning of these discourses and explores postcolonial and queer theoretical approaches for dismantling it. READ MORE