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Turkish women, west German feminists, and the gendered discourse on Muslim cultural difference 24 mai 2011

Posted by Acturca in EU / UE, Immigration, Religion, Turkey / Turquie.
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Springerin, Band 17, Heft 2 (Frühjahr 2011)                                    Deutsch

Rita Chin

Islamophobia has become the « defining mental state of the new Europe », concentrated mainly in the image of the female Muslim immigrant. In a discourse mainly driven by feminists, writes Rita Chin, what began as the expression of concern for Turkish women and their problems in West German society became the articulation of boundaries between East and West, between feminist praxis and unreformed patriarchy. (suite…)