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Chapter 3: A New Identity? However, in reality, the vast majority who convert are well-educated, and doing so as the result of a long-considered and heartfelt decision.
What is more, their numbers are multiplying. The only exploration of this unique group in British society, this well-argued and powerful book investigates the fascinating contribution that Western converts to Islam are making to Islamic thought. Bibliographic information. Email required Address never made public. Name required. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
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Download PDF. Intimate strangers: perspectives on female converts to Islam in Britain. Open Access. First Online: 05 January Even though most converts saw the hijab primarily as a religious requirement, they all acknowledged the positive effect it had on their evading the male gaze.
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Many spoke of the increased respect with which they were now being treated—especially by men—with seats being offered in the tube, excuses being extended for bad language in their presence and a general upgrade in perception see also Tarlo They all resented the objectification of women in British society, the sexualisation of the female body in advertisements and on billboards and the impact these had on how women were seen and treated.
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