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Women and Gender in the Arab and Muslim World

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 5
Module lead
Lisa Bernasek
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

The topic of gender in the Arab and Muslim world is one that encourages you to reflect on your own ideas about gender roles and the preconceptions and stereotypes that dominate Western portrayals of women and gender in the Muslim world. This module will give you the opportunity to embark on an in-depth exploration of the topic through discussion of key themes of relevance to women’s lives in the Arab and Muslim world today. The module will provide you with knowledge of a key region of the world and an important religious tradition, developing your awareness as a global citizen.

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