Contesting Female, Feminist and Muslims Identities: Post-Socialist Contexts of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo, written by Zilka Spahic-Šiljak

Contesting Female, Feminist and Muslims Identities: Post-Socialist Contexts of Bosnia and... Contesting Female, Feminist and Muslims Identities: Post-Socialist Contexts of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. Sarajevo: Centre for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies of the University of Sarajevo, 2012. Pp. 277. Free. isbn 978 9958 704 29 1.Much has been written about the tensions between Western and Eastern European feminists. The latter often feel that their experiences have been misrepresented through ‘Western research or used for the gain of Western academics’.1 Laura Busheikin has addressed this argument head on. She states that it has become fashionable in the West to talk of race, class and gender as ‘intersecting lines of oppression, but this doesn’t offer a framework that can fully account for Eastern European women’s experience’.2 While some feminist scholars, most notably Barbara Einhorn and Charlie Sever, have considered these power dynamics in their studies of ‘emerging’ women’s movements and civil society in post-Socialist contexts, others typically struggle to find a middle ground and take extreme stances.Contesting Female, Feminist, and Muslim Identities moves the debate forward by looking at questions of ‘West’ and ‘East’ though central themes of identity, positioning and women’s everyday experience in contemporary Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. The perceptions of observant and non-observant Muslim women of two generations, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Muslims in Europe Brill

Contesting Female, Feminist and Muslims Identities: Post-Socialist Contexts of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo, written by Zilka Spahic-Šiljak

Journal of Muslims in Europe, Volume 7 (1): 4 – Feb 28, 2018

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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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2211-7954
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10.1163/22117954-12341361
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Contesting Female, Feminist and Muslims Identities: Post-Socialist Contexts of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. Sarajevo: Centre for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies of the University of Sarajevo, 2012. Pp. 277. Free. isbn 978 9958 704 29 1.Much has been written about the tensions between Western and Eastern European feminists. The latter often feel that their experiences have been misrepresented through ‘Western research or used for the gain of Western academics’.1 Laura Busheikin has addressed this argument head on. She states that it has become fashionable in the West to talk of race, class and gender as ‘intersecting lines of oppression, but this doesn’t offer a framework that can fully account for Eastern European women’s experience’.2 While some feminist scholars, most notably Barbara Einhorn and Charlie Sever, have considered these power dynamics in their studies of ‘emerging’ women’s movements and civil society in post-Socialist contexts, others typically struggle to find a middle ground and take extreme stances.Contesting Female, Feminist, and Muslim Identities moves the debate forward by looking at questions of ‘West’ and ‘East’ though central themes of identity, positioning and women’s everyday experience in contemporary Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. The perceptions of observant and non-observant Muslim women of two generations,

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Published: Feb 28, 2018

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