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All Posts Tagged With: "Islam"

Class of 2006: Resources

Links to information on Islam, education for women, and women's rights organizations.

Jul 25th, 2006 | Comments

Pickles, Inc.: Arab Women in Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Many modern debates about "women's status in Islam" focus on topics such as polygamy, the veil, and a few verses from the Islamic holy book, the Qur'an, that seem to impose female subordination -- to men in general and husbands in particular.

Aug 30th, 2005 | Comments

The Saudi Question: Introduction

Will the kingdom will find a path to democratic reform or succumb to a rising tide of Islamic extremism.

Oct 7th, 2004 | Comments

The Saudi Question: Essay: Saudi Arabia, America’s Ally and Enemy

Saudi Arabia is in the throes of a crisis. Its population is growing faster than its economy, its welfare state is rapidly deteriorating, regional and sectarian resentments are rising, and the disaffected are increasingly turning to radical Islamic activism.

Oct 7th, 2004 | Comments

The Worlds of Islam

Learn where Sunni and Shia Muslims live with this map of the Islamic world.

Sep 23rd, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Photo Essay: Muslim in Secular France

Explore the everyday lives of French Muslims in this photo essay.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Timeline: French Secularism

Timeline of French secularism, from the French Revolution to the headscarf debate.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Resources

Learn more from these additional web and print resources.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Introduction

(August 26, 2004) WIDE ANGLE explores the ban on Muslim headscarves in French schools in the town of Dammarie-les-Lys, a racially diverse, working-class community on the outskirts of Paris, where young Muslim women face a choice to obey the ban - or flout it.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

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Young, Muslim, and French: Video: Full Episode

This film covers a racially diverse, working-class community on the outskirts of Paris, where Muslim women face a choice to obey a headscarf ban — or flout it.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Islam and French Secularism: The Roots of the Conflict

Since 1989, the appearance of the hijab (Muslim headscarf) in French public schools has opened the most impassioned debate over the role of laïcité (secularism) in French society since the separation of church and state in 1905.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Interview with Fawaz Gerges

Professor Fawaz Gerges discusses secularism in France with host Mishal Husain.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Suicide Bombers: Essay: Suicide Terrorism

Essay outlining the history of modern suicide terrorism.

Jul 1st, 2004 | Comments

The Rock Star and the Mullahs: Introduction

(July 17, 2003) WIDE ANGLE follows Salman Ahmed as he journeys to the tolerant, ancient city of Lahore and the fundamentalist stronghold of Peshawar to reveal the internal religious and political conflicts of nuclear-armed Pakistan.

Jul 17th, 2003 | Comments
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